If you weren’t ready for the Boston Celtics 2022 NBA Draft rumors, you better buckle up because they’re already heating up with more than a day until the event starts in question at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. , New York Thursday night.
The latest of those is a word from Heavy’s Sean Deveney, who reports that Boston may be trying to get their hands on the Golden State Warriors’ first draft pick. According to Deveney, the Celtics have “an interest in bringing in low-cost players who can contribute, and there could be a handful of older, polished players available at the end of the first round of this year,” which could make from the old enemies of the final natural trading partners. .
With the Warriors laden with young talent, they will struggle to find playing time to develop and the biggest luxury tax bill in the NBA, it seems possible such a deal could please both parties.
According to Deveney, the New York Knicks may also be interested in the No. 28 pick, and that Golden State may seek future second-rounders in return.
The Celtics currently control their own second round for 2022, as well as a trio of seconds owed to them by other teams in 2023.
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