Celtics: Offseason Player Tracker
Celtics Offseason Player Tracker
CSNNE.com keeps track of players rumored to be targets for Danny Ainge...
6'8" Shooting Guard | 24 years old
Last season: 16.2 ppg, 5.2 apg, 5.1 rpg, 41.3% FGs
Hayward, a former player for Brad Stevens at Butler, is a restricted free-agent. Several reports indicate that Utah will match any offer for Hayward. The Boston Herald's Mark Murphy was first to report on the Celtics interest.
5'9" Shooting Guard | 25 years old
Last season: 20.3 ppg, 6.3 apg, 5.1 rpg, 45.3% FGs
Thomas, the 60th pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, has proven to be a very productive point guard in his first three seasons. ESPN reported the Celtics were on of the first teams to call Thomas. The reported interest obviously does nothing to extinguish the talk of the Celtics trading Rondo.
6'5" Shooting Guard | 24 years old
Last season (in 23 games w/ Lakers following trade): 13.1 ppg, 3.1 apg
According to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders.com, head coach Brad Stevens gave the Lakers 2nd-year guard a call shortly after free agency began.
July 7: Kennedy reports that Bazemore will meet with Celtics on July 8.
6'2" Shooting Guard | 23 years old
Last season: 14.9 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 39.5% 3PT
The Celtics have re-signed restricted free agent Avery Bradley to a reported 4-year, $32 million dollar deal. Bradley had his best season for Boston, but once again had a dififcult time staying on the floor. He played in only 60 games due to a severly sprained ankle.
6'5" shooting guard | 23 years old
Last season: 13.8 ppg, 7.2 rpg
Lance Stephenson reportedly turned down a four-year, $44 million deal with the Pacers. That means the door is open for any other teams interested in his services.
Well, how about the Celtics? They just signed Avery Bradley to a four-year, $32 million deal but that isn't going to stop Danny Ainge from at least poking around.
ESPN's Chris Broussard reports that the Celtics are among a few teams "showing interest" in Stephenson. If that isn't enough, Ainge was spotted leaving Orlando Summer League with Pacers GM Kevin Prichard, according to Kevin O'Connor.