Teams around the league interested in Marcus Thornton?
So who's next to go in the Celtics' 2014-15 fire sale? Brandon Bass is generally considered the most likely candidate, but how about Marcus Thornton?
The Celtics are getting a lot of interest in guard Marcus Thornton, but teams are concerned about his $8.6 million salary, a source said.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 14, 2015
Thornton is definitely a guy some contending squads might find useful. He's capable of dropping a lot of points in hurry off the bench. But as Spears notes, $8.6 million is a difficult number to move. Thornton's contract is up at the end of the season and Boston obviously won't want to take on future salary in return. There may not be many clubs out there with eight or nine million worth of expiring deals sitting around to offer the Celtics.
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