The Boston Celtics fell short in their quest to acquire Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyreke Evans before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but it wasn’t for lack of trying. The Celtics talked to the Grizzlies about a potential trade minutes before the deadline, per HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy, who also reported what exactly Boston was offering in a deal. According to USA TODAY’s Celtics Wire, the Grizzlies preferred to acquire Marcus Smart in exchange for Evans and a second-round draft pick, or a first-round pick in exchange for just Evans.
NBA Rumors: Here’s What Celtics Offered Grizzlies In Trade For Tyreke Evans
NESN | Feb 9