Are the Boston Celtics going to go all-in on the commerce deadline? From the sound of possession — sure

Followers of the Boston Celtics have been hooked on fireworks within the type of trades for the reason that deal that introduced Kevin Garnett to the ball membership in 2007 set the stage for Banner 17. Now, with the crew contending once more and in the perfect place in years to have a shot at taking house the elusive Banner 18, Celtics co-governor Wyc Grousbeck sounds as if the crew has the inexperienced mild to do no matter is important on the 2023 commerce deadline to arrange the membership for a critical run on the 2023 NBA Championship.

“The dialog that I’ve had — that I’ve shared — with Brad (Stevens, crew president) is (that) it’s about this yr,” explained Grousbeck in a current interview with NBC Boston Sports activities. “It’s not about ‘this can pay dividends in three years,’ or ‘this can do that subsequent yr’ — it’s ‘this yr, muscle up, and let’s get the job carried out’.”

“So, that’s his directions, and that’s what we’re going to attempt to do,” he added. “If there’s something to do, we’ll do it. If not, we love this crew, we’re on the prime of the elite proper now.”

This doesn’t probably imply a blockbuster commerce, after all. Such a participant could not even shake lose by the deadline given how a lot parity there’s within the league proper now.

However it does put some gasoline on the hearth of extra pricey choices Boston might attempt to commerce for — the Jakob Poeltls and Jarred Vanderbilts of the league, to be clearer — whereas additionally positioning Boston as a crew that doesn’t HAVE to make a transfer.

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