The Boston Celtics are buying and selling Josh Richardson, Romeo Langford, their 2022 first spherical decide (protected 1-4), and a first round pick swap in 2028 to the San Antonio Spurs in alternate for combo guard Derrick White.
There had been lots of buzz surrounding Richardson in latest days, however many stories acknowledged Boston would solely commerce him if a top quality asset was coming again in return.
White is averaging 14.4 factors, 3.5 rebounds, and 5.6 assists whereas capturing 42.6 % from the sector and 31.4 % from three-point vary.
In the meantime, Richardson is averaging 9.7 factors, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.5 assists whereas capturing 44.3 % from the sector and 39.7 % from deep.
The large distinction between the 2 gamers is the size of their contracts. Boston simply prolonged Richardson for subsequent season, however White is beneath contract for for much longer. He might be on the books by the 2024-25 season. White makes $15.1 million this season and that quantity will increase yearly, ending at $18.8 million within the 2024-25 season. Per MassLive’s Brian Robb, White’s contract might be absorbed into the Evan Fournier TPE and the Celtics will generate a $11.6 million exception with Richardson’s outgoing cash.