Celtics STEAL Jrue Holiday from Blazers

Portland traded Jrue Holiday to Boston

The trade will boost the Eastern Conference's competitiveness

Boston sent Robert Williams III and Malcolm Brogdon to Portland

The deal also includes future draft picks going to Portland

Portland acquired Holiday in the Damian Lillard trade to Milwaukee

Boston aggressively pursued Holiday for the long term

Jrue Holiday is a top NBA guard, vital to the Bucks' 2021 title

Holiday's 2023 All-Star selection ended a long gap

Portland plans to keep Robert Williams III and might trade Brogdon