If the Boston Celtics make a transfer forward of the 2023 NBA trade deadline on Feb. 9, they may do loads worse than Minnesota Timberwolves large man Naz Reid. And that’s possible the rationale Bleacher Report’s Dan Favale believes the Celtics should look into buying and selling for the Minnesota middle.
In a current article, Favale proposed Boston deal Justin Jackson, Portland’s 2023 second-round choose and San Antonio’s 2024 second-rounder for Reid. With the T-Wolves’ large man seen by many as a possible flight danger for Minnesota, getting one thing for him now appears smart. Reid has demonstrated a capability to adapt to a altering function this season.
As a participant prone to really feel the squeeze in free company this offseason, the previous LSU participant may find yourself being retainable for Boston ought to the membership consider it wants frontcourt insurance coverage past this season.
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Capable of play the 4 or 5, Reid would permit double-big lineups that might let one of many Celtics’ star wings relaxation, or fill in for oft-injured Robert Williams III or almost 37-year-old Al Horford to protect them for the postseason whereas being a stable choice ought to Boston lose both for an prolonged interval.
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