The Celtics announced on Thursday that they have signed free agent guard Leandro Barbosa. Terms of the deal wee not disclosed, but Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely has reported that Barbosa will receive the verteran's minimum.
Barbosa, from Brazil, will not be available in Brooklyn for tonight's game because of pending visa paperwork.
To see Blakely's story earlier today on the Celtics' reaction to Barbosa's impending signing, click here.
Chris Forsberg and Tim Welsh talk with Tom Giles about the Celtics and Cousins being traded to the Pelicans.
Isaiah Thomas didn't have to tweet any words to set Twitter ablaze in Boston. The Boston Celtics guard tweeted a eye emoji on Monday night.
And that was enough to spark trade speculation and jokes -- lots of jokes.
With New England on edge following the DeMarcus Cousins trade, Boston fans and many members of the media responded on twitter.
They reacted to Thomas' tweet featuring eyeball emoji with thoughts a trade for Jimmy Butler may be in store.
Be sure to check out all the hilarious tweets below.
There was the rational approach.
The playful response.
The not-so rational response.
And perhaps the most important tweet from Celtics assistant general manager Mike Zarren