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Celtics interested in acquiring O.J. Mayo

BOSTON (Comcast Sportsnet) — The Boston Celtics came close to trading for Memphis' O.J. Mayo just before March's trading deadline, and it appears their interest remains just as strong now.

A league source said the C's continue to be enamored with the 6-foot-5 shooting guard, and are considering making another run at him.

The source said no deal is imminent, but it appears the Celtics are willing to offer up Brandon Bass via a sign and trade.

Bass, who opted out of his contract to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, would have to agree to such a deal.

Read more here: http://www.csnne.com/basketball-boston-celtics/celtics-talk/Source-Cs-interested-in-Mayo-for-Bass-no?blockID=732352&feedID=3352

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