Thanks to Isaiah Thomas and Jimmy Garoppolo, we've learned how an emoji or an Instagram post can blow up the internet with trade speculation.
Robyn Hayward, wife of free-agent-to-be Gordon Hayward, learned the power a simple photograph can have in a time when free agency rumors are ready to fly.
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On Sunday, Hayward posted an image of her daughter wearing a green shirt with a big shamrock and the words "Go Green" on it.
She ended up deleting the image.
Gordon Hayward has been a rumored target for the Celtics for some time now thanks to his connection with his former coach at Butler, Brad Stevens.
Kyre Irving flirted with a triple-double (13 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists) as a starter for Team LeBron in Sunday night's All-Star Game in Charlotte, as LeBron's team came back to beat Team Giannis 178-164 to close out the weekend's festivities.
Irving, who was held out of the Celtics' last two games before the All-Star break with knee concerns, didn't appear to look too bothered as he glided up and down the Spectrum Center floor.
There was this crafty up-and-under on the Nuggets' Nikola Jokic:
And when Team LeBron pulled ahead late, Irving lobbed one up for his former Cavaliers teammate in an alley-oop that recalled finer days in Cleveland:
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