The Celtics appear to believe Barnes can be the difference maker they need.
"The Celtics want Harrison Barnes …. Don’t listen to all the smoke and mirrors about all these other guys."
— Chris Forsberg (@ChrisForsberg_) March 5, 2021
“The Celtics want Harrison Barnes,” Scalabrine said. “They think Harrison Barnes is the type of guy that can come in here and make a difference.”
After all, numerous top-level Celtics executives don’t believe the team is good enough to win a championship. The team owns 19-17 record this season.
As for Barnes, his Kings are not among the best teams in the Western Conference. He’s collecting 16.7 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game this season.