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Rumor Tracker: Celtics Trade Deadline Edition




Welcome to the Rumor Tracker: Celtics Trade Deadline Edition. Keep it here for all your latest and greatest Boston trade rumors until the February 23rd deadline. All of these players have either been directly linked to the Celtics or may fill needs on their team. Click on the reporters name in green for the original report. Celtics Nation, if you see a rumor that we have missed, send us a tweet, and let us know.

Latest on Carmelo Anthony:

February 18th - Melo is not expected to be moved by the deadline. Talks with teams have cooled off due to the fact that they are exploring elsewhere on the market (Woj)

Latest on Nikola Vucevic:

January 30th - Celtics and Magic have talked to each other about a potential deal that would send him to Boston. It was noted that nothing is imminent.(A. Sherrod Blakely)

Latest on Andrew Bogut:

February 4th - Cavs have emerged as a team that have great interest in him as bench help (Marc Stein)

February 18th - Celtics may welcome the big man but the asking price remains an issue (Steve Bulpett)


Latest on Jimmy Butler:

February 18th - The potential of him being traded will loom over until the deadline. The Celtics and Bulls have talked about a trade but talks have not gone far down the road due to the Bulls management and ownership not being fully aligned with the of starting a rebuild now. (Woj)

Latest on Greg Monroe:

February 2nd - The Bucks remain in active trade talks involving him (Keith Smith)

Latest on Jahill Okafor:

February 20th- The Celtics have given him some consideration. The Bulls have also shown interest (Marc Stein)

Latest on Richaun Holmes:

February 3rd - Lots of trade interest around the NBA for him. Teams around the league know the 76ers must move a big man at some point. (Keith Smith)

Latest on Nerlens Noel:

February 3rd - He is one of the bigs that the 76ers prefer to move over Holmes (Keith Smith)

Latest on Paul George:

February 8th - Boston has continued to try to persuade Indiana to trade him to the Celtics (Woj)

Latest on Brook Lopez:

February 6th - He is one of several big men that the Pelicans have been engaged in talks for (Woj)

February 12th - Brooklyn continues to demand two firsts for the big man. (Marc Stein)

Latest on Danilo Gallinari:

February 12th - Toronto and Clippers are among the teams monitoring his availability, amid a growing belief that Denver is prepared to move him. (Marc Stein)

February 18th - Boston will keep an eye on him as Danny Ainge has coveted him for a long time. (Steve Bulpett)

Latest on Andre Drummond:

February 15th- The Pistons have explored the trade market for him but were disspointed in the value that teams thought he has, so any trade remains a long shot. However, Stan Van Gundy himself said anyone on the Pistons is available at the right price (Zach Lowe)

Latest on P.J. Tucker:

February 19th- The Celtics have shown deep interest in him. May be viewed as a backup plan to Butler. (Sean Deveney)

Credit: Celtics Direct Contributor Matt Poirier, Follow him on Twitter @BSTRONG415 for all your latest Celtics and other Boston sports news

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