While the Patriots season starts tomorrow, and the Sox race towards the playoffs, (scandals in tow) the Boston Celtics have stolen (without the use of Apple watches) their share of headlines in their off season.  A surprisingly quick blockbuster trade took the team's star player, Isaiah Thomas, from the lineup, and shuttered him off to Cleveland.

How did he find out? For starters, he had just returned from vacation. Let's paint a picture here. An organization you bled for, and lead to higher than expected returns suddenly discards you. You have a nagging hip , and you're just returning from a trip celebrating your first anniversary. How would you handle it?

If you're I.T., here's how. He wrote this piece for The Players Tribune.