Despite being more than two full months away from the trade deadline, the speculation has already started.
No surprise here, the Celtics might be in the market for a big man. David Aldridge has this nugget:
Celts may want another big
Lee agreed to four-year, $21 million contract in a sign-and-trade deal that sent him from Houston to Boston in a three-way trade also involving Portland. But he’s shooting just 28.6 percent from 3-point range this season, well off his career mark of 38.6 percent (and way off last season’s 40.1 percent behind the arc).
And with Jason Terry in tow and Avery Bradley close to making his return from shoulder surgeries in the summer, the Celtics — looking hard for one more big man — have one off-guard too many.
I’m content with the Celtics shopping Lee, but his value is weak right now.
There’s nothing new on Marcin Gortat front, despite the “report” from a few weeks back that the Celtics were prepping an offer.
Grantland’s Zach Lowe speculates on Boston’s int...