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Phoenix's Shawn Marion was another name bandied about in potential pre-draft trades. The Globe's Peter May reported then that, 'The Celtics have been shopping the No. 5 pick, the latest rumor being a three-team deal that would net them Shawn Marion while losing the pick... (Theo) Ratliff, and a couple of kids, none named Al Jefferson. That deal actually makes sense for all teams involved and the Celtics should call Marion's bluff and do the deal, despite his threat to opt out of his contract after next season.' Could talks be revisited if the Celtics included a future first-round pick?
Trade for Marion
Phoenix's Shawn Marion was another name bandied about in potential pre-draft trades. The Globe's Peter May reported then that, "The Celtics have been shopping the No. 5 pick, the latest rumor being a three-team deal that would net them Shawn Marion while losing the pick... (Theo) Ratliff, and a couple of kids, none named Al Jefferson. That deal actually makes sense for all teams involved and the Celtics should call Marion's bluff and do the deal, despite his threat to opt out of his contract after next season."

Could talks be revisited if the Celtics included a future first-round pick?
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