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Boston Celtics: 5 big men Danny Ainge could target using his wingmen as trade baits

Celtics GM hopes his current group of big men can hold their ground or he might dangle one of his wings in trade talks.
The Boston Celtics wing rotations still looked incredibly deep with Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward expected to battle out for the lion’s share of minutes at the three spot. However, the off-season shuffles made by Celtics GM Danny Ainge have significantly weakened their frontline. Al Horford’s decision to join division rivals Sixers proved to be a bigger loss than Kyrie Irving’s defect to the Nets. Serviceable veteran big Aron Baynes is also gone after he was traded to the Suns for the purpose of creating space to sign Walker. It looks like the Celtics are going to pin their hopes on Enes Kanter to become a reliable double-double man and defensive lynchpin. But then again, the Turk isn’t much known for protecting the rim. The jury is out for Daniel Theis, Vincent Poirer, and Robert Williams. In a recent interview at WBUR’s CitySpace, Ainge said that he’s aware of his team’s thin frontline rotation. Still, the Celtics GM is hopeful their current set of bigs...
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