Sour! Holladay and Tatum Brown Platinum Group Green Army Big 4, Embiid: Haha interesting
News on October 2, according to US media reports, Holladay was traded by the Blazers to the Celtics, and Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and Porzingis formed the Big Four of the Green Army. Lowe, Brogdon and two first-round picks were sent to the Blazers.
On the 2nd, according to ESPN's Woj, the Blazers traded Joe Holladay to the Celtics for Robert Williams, Brogordon, the 2024 Golden State Warriors' first-round pick, and the 2029 Celtics unprotected first-rounder.
Holladay has played in 193 regular-season games with the Bucks in his last three seasons, averaging 18.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Played in 40 playoff games, averaging 17.9 points, 5.8 rebounds, 7.9 assists and 1.6 steals per game. In 2020-21, he helped the Bucks win their second championship in franchise history.
But this summer, the Bucks came to Lillard in a trade and sent Holladay to the Blazers.
The Celtics are also reportedly one of Holladay's favorite teams. The Celtics are expected to stay in Holladay for a long time. Holiday's contract has two years left and a salary of $34.95 million for the 2023-24 season and $37.37 million worth of player options for the 2024-25 season.
The Celtics have finally assembled a super-luxurious starting lineup: Holladay, White, Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Platinum. Although the Green Army's bench strength has declined, with their starting lineup, their odds of winning the championship also surpass the Bucks of Alphabet and Lillard, and they are first in the league.
According to Woj, sources revealed that the Blazers plan to pair Lowe and Ayton, while multiple teams are interested in Brogdon. The Blazers have a commitment to the young guards on the team.
The Lillard-led deal was officially settled, and the Blazers eventually traded Lillard for the following assets:
Ayton, Brogdon, Lowe, Kamalara
2024 Warriors first-round pick (top four protected)
2028 Bucks draft pick swap
2029 Bucks unprotected first-round pick
The 2029 Celtics are unprotected first-round picks
2030 Bucks draft pick swap
A few days ago, the Bucks, Trail Blazers and Suns also made a massive trade around Lillard.
In response, 76ers star Embiid tweeted: "This offseason is interesting, haha. "Seeing that the opponents in the east have strengthened their lineups, but the 76ers are standing still, the emperor is in a hurry.
In this regard, netizens have said, "Kaizi took off"
"Is this going to be a monopoly on Lillard?"
"The Celtics took off, this time it's really infinite"
"Don't want the inside line, Ma Yah"
"With Smart Brogdon Gwee Lowe, sick platinum and the last two years of playoff iron king Holloday, the Greenshirts are absolutely down"
"Brogdon is good, Lowe is also good, Kaizi is out of hardness, it's over"
"Kaiko has really upgraded the lineup to the highest level that can be upgraded this time......... The guard line has been upgraded, but the pressure on the forward line has increased!! So in the final analysis, it still depends on the performance of the double tanhua."