Boston Celtics

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - AUGUST 23: Paul Millsap #4 of the Denver Nuggets reacts against the Utah Jazz during the fourth quarter in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 23, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

By Alex Barth,

UPDATE: Paul Millsap has agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The Celtics offseason moves on, with or without Gordon Hayward. According to Jared Weiss of The Athletic, the Celtics are showing “strong interest” in four-time All-Star Paul Millsap.

Millsap spent the last four seasons with the Denver Nuggets after stints with the Utah Jazz and Atlanta Hawks. The 35-year-old averaged 11.6 points and 5.7 rebounds  for the Nuggets last season.

A 6-foot-7, 257 pound power forward, Millsap fits into the mold of smaller, athletic big men the Celtics tend to chase. He is also an above-average shooter. Last season, he shot a career-high 43.5 percent from three.

Hayward’s departure took the Celtics out of the luxury tax, meaning they have just under $13 million to spend this offseason between the mid-level exception and bi-annual exception. The question is, will that be enough to lure Millsap to Boston?

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