NBA teams will officially be allowed to start talking with free agents at 12 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Free agents can be officially signed on Thursday, July 9.
Here’s where it leaves the Celtics:
One of the only ways media and fans were able to hold back laughter when the Celtics drafted Louisville guard Terry Rozier on an all-time reach at No. 16 overall last Thursday night was the idea that Celtics boss Danny Ainge had a blockbuster trade looming. That hasn’t yet happened and on Saturday,
MassLive.com reported that Celtics brass aren’t optimistic that they can lure a free agent big man to Boston this summer. Jay King wrote that sources within the Celtics organization now don’t believe it’s possible to nab a Kevin Love, Marc Gasol, DeAndre Jordan or LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency.