The Boston Celtics find themselves limited in financial flexibility as a…

The Boston Celtics find themselves limited in financial flexibility as a second apron team, reluctant to part with any of their top-six players. Despite this constraint, they possess the Grant Williams’ Traded Player Exception (TPE) and an available roster spot.

According to Michael Scotto of HoopsHype, the Celtics have shown interest in players like Kelly Olynyk, Delon Wright, Andre Drummond, and others. Scotto notes that Boston is actively seeking to enhance their bench for the playoffs by bundling some of their minimum contract players at the end of the rotation with draft pick compensation.

One potential move involves offering the Utah Jazz a package centered around Payton Pritchard and draft assets to bring back Kelly Olynyk. This proposal also includes fitting Kris Dunn, a New England native, into the Grant Williams TPE. Despite trade rumors surrounding Pritchard since last season, the Celtics have retained him, and his increased role in the second unit suggests a valued connection with the team. However, parting ways with the 26-year-old guard, who recently signed a team-friendly four-year, $30 million extension beginning next year at $7.5 million annually, remains an uncertain direction for the organization.

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