With the Detroit Pistons deep into a rebuilding process that has already seen some top players move teams earlier in the year, a recent list of trade ideas suggested that the Boston Celtics could acquire veteran power forward Blake Griffin for a package featuring combo guard Marcus Smart.
As pointed out by NBA Analysis Network on Wednesday, the Celtics have been linked to Griffin on multiple occasions, dating back to the time when he was still playing for the Los Angeles Clippers. The outlet noted that he is currently on an expensive contract, thus making him rather difficult to acquire. However, it was speculated that the Celtics “could possibly make it work,” even if it means going beyond the luxury tax threshold in order to add someone who could improve their chances of winning a championship.
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