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Aron Baynes to re-sign with Boston Celtics

UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018

Center Aron Baynes (46) has re-signed with the Boston Celtics. (Charles Krupa / AP)
Center Aron Baynes (46) has re-signed with the Boston Celtics. (Charles Krupa / AP)
Associated Press

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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