The Celtics could lose a point guard and gain another this offseason.
Boston is the most likely destination for Kemba Walker, according to a report from the Dallas Morning News, which cites an unidentified league source. The Hornets are also in contention to retain him, while the Lakers and Mavericks are still in the mix, as well.
The Celtics will need to retool their roster this summer as Kyrie Irving and Al Horford are expected to leave and sign elsewhere. Boston president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said earlier this week the team was “exploring different opportunities” in free agency and on the trade market.
“We have some flexibility, but I don’t really know what is realistic yet,” Ainge said, via NBC Sports Boston. “That’s what we’ll spend the rest of this week trying to figure out, is what even do we have a chance to do and where should be our priorities?
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