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Boston Celtics - too much talent?

Haven't watched much this year, but comparing Celtics to last few years, should Ainge get rid of Kyrie and Hayward. They're stacked at the 3 now so Hayward is an overpaid extra and they did fine without Kyrie last year. There's all the rumours about them being hugely interested in Anthony Davis, instead of dealing Tatum or Brown in a package should they put Kyrie in there and see if they can find a taker for Hayward somewhere. Scary Terry was great for them, will be cheaper despite getting a bigger deal at end of year and Hayward could be the man again somewhere.
So has there ever been a team with all of this talent, thanks mainly to probably worst trade of all time, Nets having to send top picks and therefore not getting better for years. Warriors are scary loaded but have had perfect role guys after starters, Celtics have starters and potential stars on their bench and looks like its messing up the chemistry.

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They should get rid of either Brown or Tatum. Hayward isn't forcing the issue out there trying to get stats like Brown and Tatum. Same with Rozier, they're all young and want to show they're worthy of a big upcoming contract. Hayward fits their system better because he moves the ball.

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Unfortunately they can't trade for Davis due to already having Kyrie under the same type of contract as Davis.
So they have to wait until the offseason or trade Kyrie.
The Davis trade is going to linger all season unless the Lakers throw all their young guys into a deal for him.

Best deal for the Celtics would probably be a trade for Beal, they don’t really have a true SG.
Beal would excel next to Kyrie.

Maybe Brown, Smart and filler for Beal

But it seems like they will wait and hope they can get Davis later. They have the best trade chips for him so the Pels will just wait out the season and open the trade flood gates.

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They'll work it out and trade guys...Kyrie might be on the block if he won’t commit

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Trade Hayward back to Utah for Crowder and Favours or Chicago for Parker, free up some money for when they have to pay Brown and Tatum. Then Irving to Knicks for picks

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The current CBA means Kyrie is going to get paid stupid money next season, so I get why some might consider trading him, but he's too close to the end of his contract now to get enough in return. As much as Rozier played surprisingly well last season, he doesn’t give the Celtics Championship level scoring like Kyrie does. Smart’s signing and Irving’s impending contract offer means Rozier is gone after this season.

Hayward’s not going anywhere either. He and Stevens are close and it would be a massive slap in the face by Ainge to trade Hayward after he signed here as a FA. He can also do a lot more than Brown once he’s back to 100% and I think that will happen during the season.

As much as I like Brown, he’s the most likely player to be traded. He’s got plenty of potential other teams will be interested in and Boston needs to make a move because there aren’t really enough minutes for him to grow.

Horford’s defensive play last season was the reason they made the conference finals and his injuries this season are the #1 reason they are falling short of expectations. Celtics can make a run this season if Horford gets healthy, but they really need Davis to convert this talented roster into a dynasty.

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Stevens has excelled taking underdog teams further than they should, now can he take a favourite to the next level.
And Ainge would trade his grandmother if he got a first rounder thrown in.

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No such thing as too much talent, it's how that talent is being used

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