Walker is eligible for a supermax with the Charlotte Hornets.
this Summer and while he isn’t in the same stratosphere as or Kawhi Leonard, there are plenty of teams who could use his talents. , who are about to lose Kyrie Irving in free agency. It’s been rumored for a while now that they have been looking at signing Walker and according to this latest Woj bomb from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, it could very well become a reality.
“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,” Wojnarowski tweeted.
Walker is eligible to sign a supermax deal with the Charlotte Hornets worth $220 million over 5 years. If he were to sign with Boston, he would only be able to yield a four-year contract, although playing for a franchise like the Celtics would probably be a huge factor in his decision.
Free agency officially begins on Sunday, June 30th at 6 P.M. EST so that’s when players will start meeting with teams. Things can change between now and then so stay tuned for all of the updates regarding the free agent period.