A final rest to the Jrue Holiday trade rumors as he is announced to be with the Boston Celtics.
Jrue Holiday Trade
Jrue Holiday, who previously played for the Milwaukee Bucks and later the Portland Trail Blazers, has recently been traded to the Boston Celtics putting the Jrue Holiday trade topics to an end. Holiday, renowned for his outstanding perimeter defense, now joins a Celtics squad that has been quite active during the offseason according to the Jrue Holiday trade forums online.
The Jrue Holiday trade topics were already making buzz when he was still with the Bucks. While he was with the Bucks, he played a vital role in helping them secure the 2021 NBA championship which may have sparked the Jrue Holiday trade topics.
According to a published article by The Sporting News, the Jrue Holiday trade involves multiple players and draft picks, with the Trail Blazers receiving Malcolm Brogdon, Robert Williams III, and two future first-round picks. Furthermore, due to the Jrue Holiday trade, his contract includes a player option for the 2024-25 season.
Jrue Holiday’s Exceptional Defense
In a published article by NBA.com, Holiday is known for his exceptional defense, having been selected to the All-Defensive team multiple times and appearing on defensive player of the year ballots.
He will take over the starting point guard position previously held by Marcus Smart, who was traded to the Memphis Grizzlies.