Why Celtics should go all-out to trade for Pacers’ Myles Turner

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The Boston Celtics look like they are ready to shake things up this NBA offseason. Their brain trust underwent an overhaul, as Brad Stevens moved from the sidelines to the front office, taking over for Danny Ainge. Ime Udoka was tabbed as Stevens’ replacement on the sidelines and he will have a roster that looks much different than the one Stevens had.

Starting point guard Kemba Walker has already been traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, as veteran Al Horford was brought back to Beantown in the deal. That is not going to be the only move Boston makes this offseason.

The Celtics look like they have reached their ceiling with the current group that they have. A first round exit at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets, after having to defeat the Washington Wizards in the NBA Play-In Tournament, looks to be the wake up call they needed.

There are plenty of deals to be made this offseason, but one player the Celtics should set their targets on is Indiana Pacers center, Myles Turner.

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Indiana has been toying with the idea of moving Turner for a while now, even offering him to the Celtics last year for Gordon Hayward and a first round pick. Boston declined at the time but could have the opportunity to right that wrong this offseason.

Here are three reasons the Boston Celtics should go all out to acquire Myles Turner in a trade.