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Sport Celtics reportedly believe possibility of trading for LeBron James is 'unlikely'

17:55  16 june  2018
17:55  16 june  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Yes, the Celtics would be interested if Kawhi Leonard hits the market

  Yes, the Celtics would be interested if Kawhi Leonard hits the market The Celtics and Spurs have not engaged in any trade talks this spring involving disgruntled San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard, but if Leonard does indeed become available, Boston is expected to express interest, according to a league source.  This is not out of the ordinary, of course. The Celtics have long insisted that they make calls whenever star players could be acquired, and often even when it is less clear whether they are on the market. According to reports Friday afternoon, Leonard would like to be traded from the Spurs this summer.

A league source called the possibility of the Boston Celtics signing LeBron James as " unlikely ". The Celtics would need James to opt-in to be traded for one of Kyrie Irving, Al Horford or Gordon Hayward. The source reiterated that the Celtics are always interested for ways to acquire superstars.

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With the LeBron James sweepstakes underway, all hands are on deck for something wild to happen. One of the teams mentioned in the conversation for LeBron is the Boston Celtics. But, According to RealGM, it doesn’t look likely the Celtics will pull it off.

A league source called the possibility of the Boston Celtics signing LeBron James as “unlikely”.

The Celtics would need James to opt-in to be traded for one of Kyrie Irving, Al Horford or Gordon Hayward.

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The source reiterated that the Celtics are always interested for ways to acquire superstars.

As it stands, the Celtics have a contender already assembled heading into 2019. Adding LeBron James will always make your team better, but with Kyrie and a limited salary cap — the Celtics might have to give up too much for a LeBron trade. Cleveland could also be cautious trading with Danny Ainge again, as they pulled off a heist for Kyrie Irving just last summer.

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Report: Lakers, 76ers pushing for Kawhi and LeBron .
LeBron James is going to become a free agent. But realistically, only three teams will be able to sign him. Two of those teams happen to be the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers. There’s a catch, though: the Lakers and 76ers both want Kawhi Leonard as well. And according to Marc Stein of the New York Times, both are speeding up their pursuit of Leonard in order to try to land LeBron.

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