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Celtics may want to get creative when it comes to acquiring Kemba Walker

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With the Celtics in pole position to sign Kemba Walker when free agency begins on Sunday, the next step for the Celtics front office will be maximizing the roster around the All-Star talent.

It’s safe to say Kyrie Irving is very much out the door with Walker ready to commit, but some fair questions have come up in the wake of Walker’s interest. Is there any chance the Celtics could keep Al Horford and still bring aboard Walker? Could the Celtics leverage the departures of Irving and Horford for more assets? Let’s explore a number of different possibilities the front office will be working through in the coming days to figure out what’s realistic and what’s not when it comes to team building.

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