In all seriousness, the Celtics currently have a few small issues rather than a big one, which is much easier to deal with. Whether some of the young guys have been put off by the constant Anthony Davis rumours with the team, I don’t know. The only way we will find out is if the team put their heads down and work for each other and the team, rather than themselves.
As the Clippers stand on the brink of a playoff run, it will be down to the front office to secure many future successful seasons for the organisation.
With LeBron James on the other side of the country, the Eastern Conference is wide open. Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics are all competing to make the NBA Finals and there is little to pick between the East’s top four.
Sacramento Kings landed small forward Harrison Barnes in a trade with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday.
Orlando Magic are trading for former number one overall pick Markelle Fultz from the Philadelphia 76ers, as reported by Shams Charania.
Los Angeles Lakers are sending Ivica Zubac and Michael Beasley to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for Mike Muscala, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Milwaukee Bucks have agreed a trade with New Orleans Pelicans to acquire Nikola Mirotic, as reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.
Memphis Grizzlies are trading Marc Gasol to the Toronto Raptors, as reported by Adrian Wojnarowski.
Chicago Bulls acquired small forward Otto Porter Jr. from the Washington Wizards in a trade on Thursday, as reported by Shams Charania.
Miami Heat are trading Wayne Ellington and Tyler Johnson to the Phoenix Suns for Ryan Anderson, per John Gambadoro.