Aron Baynes, who started virtually every game last season with Boston, is staying with the Celtics.
A person familiar with the negotiations says Baynes has agreed to a two-year deal worth $11 million. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been finalized.
The second year is at Baynes’ option, meaning he could be a free agent again next summer.
Baynes had 19 double-figure scoring games last season for Boston, including playoffs – and the Celtics went 17-2 in those games.
The 6-foot-10 center out of Washington State averaged 6.0 points and 5.4 rebounds last season.
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