NBA Trades: 3 outside-the-box moves the Boston Celtics must consider

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2) NBA Trades: Boston adds Lonnie Walker in proposed deal with Nets.

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Boston likely has the most talented roster in the league but could always use more depth. Depth on the wing will probably be less of an issue in the playoffs when the Celtics play Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum big minutes. Still, having a player who can come in and provide an offensive spark in limited minutes is always helpful and could even swing a game or two over the course of a long playoff run.

The Brooklyn Nets have struggled of late, so much that they could instead look to tank now. That could mean them trading some of their veterans or buying them out. One player who doesn't fit into that category but could still be moved is Lonnie Walker, who is having a strong season after signing a one-year minimum contract.

With Walker set to become a free agent after this season and the Nets not having his bird rights, they could be willing to move him for a second-round pick rather than lose him for nothing. If that is the case, then the Celtics should be willing to throw a second-round pick, or even two, the Nets' way to acquire an explosive athlete with shooting and playmaking abilities. 

Although it would almost certainly be a rental, he could theoretically make an impact as the Celtics look to make it back to the NBA Finals.