"I'm not going to say he won't play, but it's not something he's really thinking about now," said Brown's agent, Mark Bartelstein. "He's enjoying time with his family.
"If P.J. decided to play, he would probably decide to play for a team that would be a championship contender, and the Celtics certainly fall into that category. But he has not put his mind into that thought process."
Asked if he contacted Brown, Ainge said no. Asked if he had considered Brown as a future option, Ainge kept quiet.