The Celtics are still interested in acquiring OJ Mayo, but they may have to do so via sign-and-trade.
"The Celtics still have interest in OJ Mayo, and right now they are not the position to give OJ the kind of money he's looking for," Blakely said. "But certainly with sign-and-trade possibilities then all of a suddent OM becomes a player the Celtics might make a run at."
Jackie MacMullan thinks that if the Boston Celtics can’t make a big trade this year, Giannis Antetokounmpo is a player they could try and target next season.
Jackie MacMullan joins Arbella Early Edition to discuss whether she thinks the Celtics are done making moves and what it would take for the Celtics to get Russell Westbrook.
Veteran forward Larry Sanders, who hasn’t played since December of 2014, has taken to Twitter to get feedback on “Which team do you believe will utilize my skills the best?”
So far, it’s his last team, the Milwaukee Bucks leading, with the Celtics edging the Cavaliers for second place.
Sanders, 27, has been away from basketball after two drug-related suspensions and issues with anxiety and depression led him to accept a buyout from the Bucks. The 6-11 Sanders was a solid rim protector. He averaged 1.8 blocks a game in his career. Could the Celtics, with an already crowded roster, take a flyer on him as a low-cost option?