The Celtics have an open roster spot, one they may or may not fill at some point with a wing player. James Posey was traded today to the Indiana Pacers as part of a four-team deal. The Pacers are a mediocre team. Posey is 33 and enjoys winning.
Put it all together, and a firestorm of 2008 nostalgia ignited around the idea of the Pacers buying out Posey’s $13.5 million deal, freeing Boston to make a run at him.
Forget it, says Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated:
As you were.