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Angry Malcolm Brogdon Reportedly Upset with Celtics Following Close to Trade


Sep 18, 2023
Angry Malcolm Brogdon Reportedly Upset with Celtics Following Close to Trade

This summer season, the Celtics had plans to trade Malcolm Brogdon to the Clippers in a 3-group deal that would have brought Kristaps Porzingis to Boston. Even so, the Clippers backed out due to issues about Brogdon’s elbow injury. As a outcome, the Celtics reworked the trade and sent Marcus Sensible to Memphis rather, nevertheless acquiring Porzingis in the procedure.

According to the Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn on the “Celtics Beat” podcast, Brogdon is nevertheless upset about getting involved in trade talks. This could potentially lead to some conflict at the commence of education camp. Washburn described that the communication among Brogdon and the group has not been fruitful, and Brogdon could possibly make a decision not to undergo surgery and rather let his injury heal naturally as a kind of protest.

Brogdon has two years and $45 million remaining on his contract. With Sensible gone, he could see an enhance in playing time this season, despite the fact that Derrick White is set to commence at the point guard position. Final season, Brogdon averaged 14.two points and four.9 rebounds per game for the Celtics.

This predicament adds a further query mark to the Celtics’ currently extended list of uncertainties heading into education camp. They are observed as hopeful title contenders but need to address many issues. How will Porzingis match into the group and can he keep wholesome? How will the group adapt to the loss of an emotional leader like Sensible? Can Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown step up as leaders? And ultimately, can Robert Williams III keep wholesome all through the season? Now, Brogdon’s wellness and attitude additional complicate matters for the Celtics.

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