BOSTON – Danny Ainge knows he has his work cut out for him as he attempts to attract top-notch free agents to the Celtics in the months ahead. Boston has never been known as a premier destination for NBA stars, showcased by the team’s inability to woo a top player to town in recent decades.
In order to turn the tide on that front, it appears Ainge may look for some recruiting assistance from one of his new additions, according to Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe.
Point guard Isaiah Thomas told Himmelsbach that he has let Ainge know he is willing to recruit for Boston, a team he is under contract with for the next three seasons. Ainge seems willing to explore this possibility, as he’s reportedly already asked for Thomas’ input on potential free-agent targets that could be a fit.
“Danny said if there’s any free agent…
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