Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic Complete a Trade

The Boston Celtics have added a piece to their roster for the playoffs as they have acquired Orlando Magic forward Evan Fournier. Fournier is making $17 million this season and the Celtics were able to use their trade exception to make the deal work financially. 

The 28-year-old pending free-agent heads to the Celtics averaging 19.7 points per game and is having his best season offensively. The Celtics have been trying for weeks to acquire a scoring threat from the wing and the 6'7 Fournier certainly fits the bill.

The Magic are in full rebuild mode and are piling on assets for the future.

There was some talk that Aaron Gordon would also be a part of this deal but it appears the bidding war has reached a peak and the Magic are holding out for more offers closer to the 3pm eastern deadline.

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