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Celtics Trade Kemba Walker in Blockbuster Deal

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BREAKING NEWS: The Boston Celtics have traded veteran point guard Kemba Walker along with the 16th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft and a 2025 Second Round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Al Horford, Moses Brown, and a 2023 Second Round pick. The Thunder now have three first-round picks in this years draft while Celtics freed up $37 Million over the next 2 years.

In Brad Stevens first Celtics trade as the President of Basketball Operations he made it so Al Horford will be back in green, Horford averaged 14.2 PPG and 6.7 RPG in 28 games played last season in Oklahoma City. Boston also received Moses Brown, a 21-year-old center, who averaged 8.6 PPG and 8.9 RPG in 43 games. Brown had 21 points and 23 rebounds against the Celtics during the season.

With the Celtics acquiring two big men don’t be surprised if Tristian Thompson is the next man out of Boston, with the money that this Celtics trade up freed they will be able to re-sign Evan Fournier to a deal or be able to sign another player this offseason to help make Boston a championship contender once again.


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