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July 1 Celtics Related Rumors

A few rumors that are trickling out on the first day of free agents.

Twitter / Sam Amick (FanHouse): Source close to the situation . . .

Source close to the situation tells FanHouse that Boston has begun negotiations with Ray Allen, with Miami and New York other possibilities

Celtics reach out to Lee - Celtics Blog -

The Celtics have also reached out to Knicks free agent David Lee, according to Lee's agent Mark Bartelstein.

Twitter / Marc Stein: Paul Pierce and Celts open ...

Paul Pierce and Celts open negotiations on new deal and making progress. BOS only team Pierce talking to so far. link on way

Source: Celtics reach out to Brad Miller - Celtics Blog -

The Celtics began their quest to rebuild their roster for another title run by contacting the agent for veteran center Brad Miller, and the interest is mutual.

"The Celtics are a great franchise," Miller's agent, Mark Bartelstein said. "It certainly a team when they are interested, you're crazy not to listen. Danny and Doc do a great job. Brad loves the way the Celtics play. That's why they get into it all the time. They're very competitive; he's very competitive. We'll certainly talk to them and see what happens. It's a real interesting fit. We'll talk to Danny and see what happens here."

Windhorst: Cavs extremely active in trade talks - ProBasketballTalk - Basketball - NBC Sports

The Cavs are also looking for an upgrade at the two; according to Windhorst, the Cavs are looking at Ray Allen, John Salmons, and Mike Miller in free agency. Allen would likely be their #1 choice, but with Doc Rivers returning it seems unlikely that Allen will leave Boston. 

Stay tuned for updates.

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