Finally finished: Cavs-Celtics modify, complete big trade

CLEVELAND (AP) — The blockbuster trade, delayed and in jeopardy of dying, is done: Kyrie Irving is headed to the Celtics, Isaiah Thomas is coming to the Cavaliers and the NBA can take a well-earned, late-summer break.

For a minute.

  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Isaiah Thomas says "I am not damaged" in ESPN interview

CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas believes he will fully recover from a right hip injury that has threatened to void his recent trade to Cleveland.

  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Montero takes 1-hitter into 9th, Mets beat Reds 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — When the Mets sent Rafael Montero to the minors at midseason, the message was blunt: Throw strikes or you won't be back. This time, it sunk in.

  • Written by By JOE KAY , AP Sports Writer