The Boston Celtics should consider using their $4.8 million Enes Kanter TPE
While the brunt of the TPE focus has been on the one they received from the Gordon Hayward sign-and-trade this past offseason – and rightly so -, the Boston Celtics quietly managed to snag two more via their offseason trades that sent Vincent Poirier to the OKC Thunder and Kanter to the Trail Blazers.
Here are 3 specific players that immediately come to mind:
Boston Celtics trade target No. 1) Mike Muscala
Perhaps the most famous quote this season in regard to the Boston Celtics came from when Danny Ainge declared that he believes the team needs ‘shooters with size.
“There are a lot of different ways that you can win in this league,” said Ainge when asked specifically why he felt that way, “but I would say that shooting, we could use shooting, we could use passing, but you always need defense.
Currently, in the midst of one of his best seasons as a pro, the 6-10 big man is posting per-game averages of 9.7 points and 3.8 rebounds on 45 percent shooting from the floor and 37 percent shooting from deep.