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The latest news from Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski in the ongoing Celtics-Clippers negotiations is that Boston "pushing for increased financial flexibility" -- if Bledsoe isn't included in the deal, the Celtics might try and get rid of some players under multi-year contracts (probably someone like Brandon Bass or Courtney Lee) in order to free up cap space:
Without Bledsoe, source tells Y! that Celtics are "pushing for increased financial flexibility," instead of more draft considerations.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 17, 2013
Boston wants to unload at least one multi-year contract onto the Clippers to get this deal done, source says.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 17, 2013
Bill Simmons speculates that perhaps the C's are trying to gain this financial flexibility in order to pursue Josh Smith:
PS: If deal happens, I think C's will try to deal PP to a cap space team for a trade exception, then make a run at Josh Smith ...
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