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The Boston Celtics want Anthony Davis, but at what price?
Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe wrote on Friday that the main target of the team in this offseason is the New Orleans Pelicans All-Star, especially as Kyrie Irving is likely to re-enter the free agency. "has eroded," the Celtics have some concerns about acquiring Davis:
"It is well known that the Celtics have the most brilliant collection of assets for a potential Davis deal, but there are questions on how far A league source said the uncertainty over Davis 'long-term future in Boston has so far limited the Celtics' willingness to overpower New Orleans with a bid. "
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However, this seems irrelevant, as Davis' agent Rich Paul has been trying to keep Boston from pursuing his client.
"You can trade for him, but it will take a year," Paul told Sports Illustrated S.L. Price for a cover story that was released earlier this week. "I mean, if the Celtics were traded for Anthony Davis, we would go there and keep our contract [obligations] and go free in 2020. That's what I told them about
" But in If He Decides to go away and give you assets? Do not blame Rich Paul.
Davis is reportedly only interested in long-term commitment to the Los Angeles Lakers or New York Knicks, including Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, and the overwhelming favorite is Los Angeles.
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(via @BR_Betting, @CaesarsPalace) https://t.co/rNjidZt5tk[19659016)WhateverIвurb[ Boston Herald s Steve Bulpett reported Thursday that the 27-year-old Point Guard " ready to join the Brooklyn Nets in the free hand. Losing both Davis and Irving is the worst-case scenario for Boston.
The co-owner of Boston, Wyc Grousbeck, knows what he's dealing with, as he told the Boston Herald ] Mark Murphy, "This is the most uncertain low season since 2007."
The same uncertainty prevails over Davis' final destination.