The Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors are in the same boat in terms of competing for a playoff spot this NBA season and a trade between the two teams could help aide each team in their quest.
The Warriors have been mentioned in NBA trade rumors to be exploring scenarios involving Kelly Oubre Jr. and the Celtics could be an ideal landing spot for the 6-foot-7 small forward.
Boston is certainly in need of some additional play makers to help aide Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. Kelly Oubre Jr could slot in on the wing and be the guy who does just that.
Both the Warriors and the Celtics are in the playoff hunt and they will both be looking to acquire the necessary talent to add depth to their roster for the postseason.
Kelly Oubre Jr isn’t the most consistent player but he has intriguing upside. in 31 games, he has averaged 15.0 points, 5.9 rebounds, and 1.4 assists. Oubre is also shooting 42 percent from the floor and 32.4 percent from beyond the arc.
The Celtics would have to fork up some talent in order to land Kelly Oubre Jr, and they could certainly be interested in doing so. Let’s dive into what a potential trade between these two teams could look like.