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Low-budget options will be the C’s norm for a while.
As one member of the organization cautioned last week, “We’ll be dealing with veteran minimum contracts this year and not much else. Next summer, we’ll be taking a bigger look at free agents.”
So much for those hoping for a colossal sign-and-trade deal for Josh Smith, who starts free agency today believing he can land a maximum contract somewhere. Rajon Rondo may be more disappointed than anyone that he probably won’t be teaming with his former Oak Hill Academy teammate.
Herald: Austerity now Ainge’s game
Getting the salary structure in order is no simple chore. Sometimes it means showing great restraint, which is a little easier if you don’t want you team to be too good. The Celtics, who will be hard-capped if Keith Bogans is sent to Boston via sign-and-trade as part o