Kemba Walker agrees to deal with Celtics

Kemba Walker agrees to deal with Celtics

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BOSTON — Veteran point guard Kemba Walker has agreed to a four year deal with the Boston Celtics, his agent has told ESPN.

Walker is a three-time All-Star who was named Third-Team All-NBA in 2019. He will immediately replace Kyrie Irving, who agreed to a four-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets Sunday night.

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Also Sunday, Terry Rozier agreed to a three-year, $58 million deal with the Celtics, who agreed to trade Rozier to Charlotte in a sign-and-trade, a maneuver believed to be made because Boston is hoping to clear up enough space to make an offer to Al Horford.

More to follow.