When Darko Milicic took his leave from the Celtics this week, many fans immediately recognized what that meant. Their team now had an open roster spot, and there was a name on the list of free agents who most of them recognized.
Kenyon Martin has become the name du jour for Celtics fans, much like Austin Rivers was the guy everybody wanted to know about in the run-up to the draft. But there is no hurry to find another big man, and the Celtics are not convinced that their struggles on the glass and on defense can be fixed simply by adding new personnel.
If Darko Milicic leaves, will the Celtics look into Kenyon Martin?
– Kyle Moule via Twitter
It is fair to assume the Celtics will look into several players, and Martin’s name reportedly has been brought up by the Celtics players themselves. But if team president of basketball operations Danny Ainge was itching for a chance to talk with Martin, he had a funny way of showing it. In the immediate aftermath of Milicic’s departure and the ...