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July 1 Celtics Related Rumors

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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 - Boston.com

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. ESPN.com link on way

Source: Celtics reach out to Brad Miller - Celtics Blog - Boston.com

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.