#Aron Baynes met with the #Boston Celtics on Sunday to discuss his contract. The former #Detroit Pistons player reached an agreement with the Celtics worth $4.3 million for one year, Vertical reported.

The former Detroit Pistons center opted out of his contract with his most recent team as he did not get a lot of playing time on the court. He joined Detroit Pistons because he also did not get much playing time when he was with the San Antonio Spurs only to be disappointed for the second time around. He ended his three-year, $19.5 million contract with the Pistons in June. He was supposed to get $6.5 million from the Pistons for his final year, according to Yahoo Sports.

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Baynes takes to Twitter to seemingly confirm move to Celtics

Baynes took to Twitter on Monday to seemingly confirm the reports that he already signed a deal with the Boston Celtics. He asked people in his tweet if anyone knows about a good BBQ in Boston. He claimed that he was asking for a friend but fans believed it was his way of announcing that he will now play for the Celtics.

The tweet garnered more than 1.4k retweets and 6k likes. Aside from Baynes, another Detroit Pistons player was recently traded to the Celtics. Marcus Morris and Baynes are now in the same team.

Another team interested in Baynes

Baynes was reportedly offered the same amount that Boston Celtics gave him.

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The NBA team, which was not identified, was turned down by Baynes because they did not offer the same promise as Celticsa. Boston Celtics reached the Eastern Conference finals last season and this lured Baynes into accepting the offer as the playoffs are something he is after, sources claimed. This information, however, is yet to be confirmed by Baynes.

Bayne’s stats last season

The 6-foot-10 player averaged 4.9 points and 4.4 rebounds in 15.5 minutes per game last season. He also shot 50.8 percent in the 156 games he played in. When he played for the San Antonio Spurs, he averaged 5.2 points and 4.1 rebounds in 14.1 minutes per game. He also ranked 51st in player efficiency rating last season.

The head coach of Detroit Pistons, Van Gundy, said in a statement before Bayne’s move that their defense is better with the center on the floor. He praised Bayne’s communication, toughness, and quickness when playing, Bleacher Report shared. Detroit Pistons has yet released any statement regarding the rumored move of Baynes to the Boston Celtics. It is unclear who will take the center's place after his departure.