Report: Celtics targeting Amir Johnson, Robin Lopez, Corey Brewer, and Gerald Green
Hmm not exactly LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan, Marc Gasol and Kevin Love huh? The Celtics appear to have been shut out from even getting a chance to meet with the top tier of free agents. Love is supposedly still considering meeting with the Celtics, but that's about it (He's agreed to meet with the Lakers this week).
The Boston Celtics are still awaiting word on whether they'll get a meeting with Cleveland free agent Kevin Love, league source tells Yahoo.
Out of the three guys mentioned by Mannix, Amir Johnson would be the most intriguing. Lopez reportedly will have a bunch of suitors. Gerald Green amazingly is still in his 20's, so I guess he has that going for him. Not exactly fireworks, but I'm sure that it's not due to a lack of trying. Premier free agents can pick anywhere they like to play (they'll get the same max contracts from everyone) and Boston is just not on the list of places NBA players prefer to play. Yes, once a player is a Celtic, he loves it, but that only works if you're drafting players or trading for players.
Update (2:20 AM): If Johnson, Lopez, and Green aren't sexy enough names for you, Woj says that the Celtics spoke to Corey Brewer:
Houston free agent Corey Brewer had phone conversations with the Rockets, Celtics and Knicks tonight, league sources tell Yahoo.