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Celtics, These Teams Could Pursue LaMarcus Aldridge

A player who potentially could be of interest to the Celtics has become available.

Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Wednesday revealed San Antonio and LaMarcus Aldridge have mutually agreed to part ways. Aldridge either will be dealt by the NBA’s March 25 trade deadline or the Spurs will buy him out.

As league insider Brian Windhorst explained Thursday morning on ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” an Aldridge trade won’t be easy to facilitate given his contract situation. But Boston, however, is one of the teams currently capable of dealing for the veteran big man.

“Over the next two weeks, we’re going to hear a lot about power forwards because they’re very desired in the market,” Windhorst said. “We’re also going to hear about the cost of renting players. That’s where LaMarcus Aldridge fits — a power forward who is available for rental. He makes $24 million, it’s a very hard

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