Celtics

The Maine Red Claws traded for Anthony Bennett … what does that mean exactly?

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The Maine Red Claws, the Celtics' minor-league affiliate, made a little bit of noise on Thursday when the team announced they had traded for former No. 1 overall pick Anthony Bennett in a deal with the Northern Arizona Suns.

The 24-year-old had played in 14 games for the G-League Suns this year, averaging 11 points and five rebounds per game in those contests.

The 6-foot-8 forward has bounced around to four teams during his four NBA seasons after being selected No. 1 in 2013 and signed a non-guaranteed training camp deal with the Suns back in September. He was cut during the preseason and was filtered down to their G-League squad (Northern Arizona Suns) before Thursday's deal.

So what exactly does this trade mean as far as the Celtics and Bennett are concerned? Let's take a look at the specifics: