Celtics free agency rumors: Boston emerging as ‘stealth’ suitor for Kemba Walker

first_img Celtics free agency rumors: Terry Rozier ‘more than open’ to re-signing with Boston if Kyrie Irving leaves The Celtics, I’m told, are emerging as a stealth suitor for Charlotte Hornets free agent Kemba Walker— Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 25, 2019Walker has told The Athletic during the offseason he would make Charlotte his first priority in free agency but he will have plenty of teams interested on the open market.The Lakers are reportedly interested in the guard as they traded away Lonzo Ball in the reported Anthony Davis deal and will likely not re-sign Rajon Rondo, who inked a one-year contract with the team last season. Related News Celtics free agency rumors: Boston targeting Bucks’ Malcolm Brogdon The Celtics could lose Kyrie Irving and Terry Rozier in free agency this offseason, but they could be looking into adding another All-Star guard to their roster.Boston is emerging as a “stealth” suitor for Hornets guard Kemba Walker, according to the New York Times. Kemba Walker addresses free agency: ‘Charlotte’s definitely my first priority’ Boston is going to have to figure out something at the point guard spot and has already targeted restricted free agents Malcolm Brogdon and Tomas Satoransky, according to Yahoo Sports.Irving has reportedly zoned in on the Nets as his likely free agent destination and has apparently “ghosted” the Celtics, not talking to them for months on end as the team has attempted to persuade him to come back to Boston, according to the Boston Globe. As for Rozier, he has said it is unlikely he comes back to Boston if there are not changes to the team’s roster, but he also said if Kyrie Irving leaves he would be open to returning.It’s unclear exactly who will play point guard for the Celtics next year, but at this point it appears they have a Plan A (re-signing Rozier), Plan B (signing Walker) and a Plan C (bringing in Brogdon or Satoransky).We’ll see which plan works out.last_img

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