In this video, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski explains how both the Cavs and Celts are damaging Thomas' value, which could significantly impact his future. Is IT being used as a negotiating chip in untoward ways, or is this just business? From where I sit, it feels like the Cavs' new GM is trying to flex in an already awkward situation which may have been unavoidable on Boston's end - a bad look for everyone save Thomas. Danny Ainge might not have had a choice given his job responsibilities, but the Cavs do, and I don't have to like how this feels regardless of understanding why it's going down. Give them their pound of flesh in a second-round pick, and then watch them burn as no other GM will trust the Cavs while Kobe Altman (said new GM) is at the helm.