For the second Commerce Deadline in a row, the Boston Celtics and the Orlando Magic engaged in a commerce. This time round, the Celtics are wage dumping PJ Dozier and Bol Bol along with money and a future second spherical choose in alternate for a future second rounder from Orlando, in response to Adrian Wojnarowski.
The Celtics are buying and selling PJ Dozier and Bol Bol, a future second and money to the Magic for a future second-round choose, sources inform ESPN. Dozier and Bol are each out for the season. Value-savings for Boston.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 10, 2022
The Celtics wanted to dump solely certainly one of these gamers to get under the tax, so learn into that what you’ll. This transfer sends out round $4M in wage to Orlando when the Celtics had been about $800K above the tax line. It provides the crew a bit extra wiggle room if they should pull off a commerce with unequal salaries to have the ability to take again a bit of extra with out hitting the tax line. This additionally leaves extra wiggle room in case Jaylen Brown triggers his $1.9M All-Star bonus if he’s chosen as a substitute.
Milwaukee was linked to Boston as a possible Dennis Schröder suitor, however with Donte DiVincenzo being shipped to Sacramento, that deal in all probability died and led to Boston to maneuver on. This doesn’t imply that every one is lifeless on that entrance as Adam Himmelsbach reported that groups are nonetheless thinking about Schröder.
Listening to that there are 3 or 4 groups that stay thinking about buying Dennis Schroder. One supply says it is nearly 50/50 as as to whether one thing will get performed. Cs seem to don’t have any plans to commerce Josh Richardson, supply says.
— Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) February 10, 2022
It’s attention-grabbing to see that Josh Richardson, regardless of curiosity from the Jazz and the Lakers, possible isn’t on the transfer. There are nonetheless 2.5 hours left till the deadline, so keep tuned.