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Tony Allen (Memphis Grizzlies)
Summary: Yes, things didn’t end on the best of terms for Tony Allen and the Boston Celtics. But a reunion isn’t totally out of the question. Like most of the deals Boston will consider making, this too would likely have to be a sign-and-trade. T.A. back to Boston for the vet’s minimum? Not happening. If the C’s and Allen both show a willingness to put the past behind them and try to re-connect, look for Boston to once again dangle the contracts of Lee and Terry.
CSNNE – Potential Celtics targets
I don’t see Memphis having any interest in Lee (3 more years at $5 mil+) and little interest in Terry (2 more years at $5 mil). They could let Allen walk and find better value on the free-agent market.
If the Celtics were to move some pieces and acquire Allen, where does he fit? Does Avery Bradley...