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Woj: Celtics not included in “handful of teams” Anthony Davis is willing to sign long-term with

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ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski provided another update in the Anthony Davis sweepstakes on Monday afternoon.

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Boston Celtics are not included on a list of teams where Anthony Davis would be willing to sign long-term with upon a trade.

This is the latest update in the Anthony Davis scuttlebutt (noun courtesy of Brad Stevens) leading up to Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline.

Wojnarowski noted that the Los Angeles Lakers and New York Knicks are already ideal landing spots for Davis to sign long-term, with the Lakers leading the charge to sign the all-star big man in the summer of 2020. He went on to reiterate in his report that Davis has no intention of signing an extension this summer.

This comes following multiple reports that the Celtics are not amongst Davis’ top choices for a long-term destination, including a message from the 25-year-old’s father to ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne stating that he would never want his son to play for Boston after they traded Isaiah Thomas.

Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium is reporting that Davis’ list, besides the Lakers and Knicks, includes the Los Angelas Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks.

According to Wojnarowski, New Orleans Pelicans General Manager Dell Demps has had multiple conversations today with Magic Johnson. The Lakers reportedly offered a new deal to New Orleans that includes “multiple young players, multiple draft picks and Pelicans salary cap relief for Anthony Davis”, per Wojnarowski.

The trade deadline is this Thursday, at 3:00 PM EST.