NBA Rumors: Celtics Guard Going On Trade Block

The Celtics staged one of the coups of the offseason when they signed guard Dennis Schröder to a $5.9M contract, after he had fallen through the cracks of free agency. 

Now, as their season continues to unravel, they are said to be considering trading Schröder. That's the word from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

With his strong season thus far, Schröder has "priced himself" out of a re-signing in Boston, and rival teams, says Charania, expect the Celtics to be open to getting something for him before the trade deadline.

Schröder is rumored to have turned down an $84M offer from the Los Angeles Lakers during his one season there last year, and was said to be expecting an offer worth north of $100M in free agency this past offseason. 

But his market cratered, and he was forced to accept the mid-level exception from Boston. 

Now, the 28-year-old is averaging 17 points and 4.8 assists and plays a key role in the Celtics rotation. He's put himself back into the conversation for a decent deal as a free agent again this coming offseason. Something that would not likely be forthcoming from Boston.

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