LAS VEGAS — The Celtics are nonetheless on the hunt for a backup heart per league sources however they gained’t be turning to a well-known face to fill the position.
In line with Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe, the Celtics ‘don’t intend’ to signal Aron Baynes, the veteran heart who’s trying an NBA comeback subsequent season after sitting out a 12 months with a spinal twine damage.
The 35-year-old had a exercise final week in entrance of a number of NBA groups together with Boston in Las Vegas after struggling a freak damage in the course of the 2021 Olympics.
Baynes has performed for 9 seasons within the NBA, averaging 6.1 factors and 5.2 rebounds throughout his final stint with the Raptors in the course of the 2020-21 season. Baynes spent three seasons with the Celtics earlier than he signed as a free agent with Toronto in the course of the 2020 offseason.
The Australian huge man additionally had frolicked in San Antonio earlier in his profession whereas Ime Udoka was an assistant coach. Nonetheless, it seems the large man might be trying elsewhere for an opportunity to finish an NBA comeback. Boston stays out there for an enormous man however seemingly might be on the lookout for an addition on the commerce market or maybe a middle that makes a powerful impression throughout Las Vegas Summer season League.