After Jared Sullinger's qualifying offer was rescinded, it seemed like a bigger play from Danny Ainge might be in the works. From Dan Lifshatz of 98.5, some hints that something might be brewing on the trade front for the Celtics:
Want some more? Celtics are working the trade market for a deal and have made significant progress on a star player. Danny could trike again— Dan Lifshatz (@DanLifshatz) July 11, 2016
No I cannot tell you who the player is...don't even bother asking. Sorry folks— Dan Lifshatz (@DanLifshatz) July 11, 2016
But its a player I believe every Celtics fan will be quite happy with!— Dan Lifshatz (@DanLifshatz) July 11, 2016
No its not Jahlil Okafor...he sucks— Dan Lifshatz (@DanLifshatz) July 11, 2016
A player Celtics fans will like. Not Jahlil Okafor. Intriguing.
Lifshatz works with Felger and Mazz and isn't someone typically linked to breaking Celtics news. But with Ainge calling into 98.5 regularly, it's certainly possible that a producer at the Sports Hub would have access to inside information. The tweets are 12 hours old, but this story hasn't picked up much traction as of yet.
Hopefully there's more news to follow as the Celtics try to shape their roster around recent free agent signing Al Horford.
Photo Credit Matthew Lee Boston Globe
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