The Celtics have emerged as frontrunners to land All-Star point guard Kemba Walker, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
League sources believe Boston has leapfrogged the Hornets as the team most likely to sign Walker this summer.
The Boston Celtics have emerged as the frontrunner to sign Charlotte All-Star guard Kemba Walker once free agency opens Sunday at 6 PM ET, league sources tell ESPN.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 27, 2019
Also, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic, talks between Walker and the Hornets have reached a stalemate -- which has led to the Celtics becoming the favorites to sign the All-Star point guard.
All-Star Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets have sizable gaps and stalemate in talks so far, opening pathway for competitors in Boston, New York and Dallas, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 27, 2019
Free agency begins on June 30 at 6 PM EST.
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