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Report: Celtics, Clippers talking again, considering alternatives to Eric Bledsoe

Trade talks between the Celtics [1] and Clippers, which reportedly were put on hold over the weekend, resumed again Monday, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski [2].

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge reportedly has been holding out for the Clippers to include guard Eric Bledsoe along with center DeAndre Jordan and a first-round draft pick in a deal that would send Kevin Garnett [3] and coach Doc Rivers [4] to Los Angeles, but Wojnarowski writes that the teams are discussing alternatives to Bledsoe.

There also has been speculation that Rivers would find it difficult to return to Boston now, with one league executive telling Yahoo!: “There’s no putting the genie back in the bottle. You can’t pretend this didn’t happen and just go back to work.”