They traded Thad Young; Shane Larkin and Thomas Robinson opted out, and now word is that they are looking to dump Jarrett Jack if they can't trade him. If they waive him, they have a payroll of (* is dead money from waived players):
Brook Lopez $21,165,675 $22,642,350 Deron Williams * $5,474,787 $5,474,787 $5,474,787 $5,474,787 Bojan Bogdanovic $3,573,020 $4,466,275 Wayne Ellington $1,567,500 R. Hollis-Jefferson $1,395,600 $1,455,720 $2,470,357 $3,594,369 Willie Reed $1,215,696 Chris McCullough $1,191,480 $1,242,840 $2,243,326 $3,364,989 Markel Brown $1,180,431 Sean Kilpatrick $980,431 $1,051,245 Andrea Bargnani * $323,599
They also have Caris Levert and Marcus Paige from the Draft.
They're interested in Al Horford but is there any way that anyone signs with them? Could they somehow pull off a coup and sign a bunch of legitimate players and field an actual NBA team?
On the other hand, Brook's got a player option next year; if they can't sign anyone of importance, they pretty much have to trade him or they'll likely lose him for nothing.
Discuss the Celtics getting next year's #1 pick here.