Rumors have been swirling around the Boston Celtics regarding their star pairing of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. Many have speculated that the Celtics would trade one of Brown or Tatum, though the franchise has seemingly been reluctant to break up the pairing of the two Jays. However, according to the latest Celtics rumors, these are the circumstances that would lead to a Brown trade request, via

And it won’t be just the Celtics making the call on how to proceed. Multiple sources have told that, absent the team getting its act together and playing more to its potential, Brown could be the one to acknowledge that the mix isn’t right and seek a move.

This is a fascinating angle. According to the Celtics rumors, Jaylen Brown could be the one to acknowledge that things aren’t working and make a trade request.

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Of course, rumors are indicating that the Celtics will likely be willing to listen to any trade offers, perhaps even those involving Brown. The feeling now is that something won’t occur until after the season, according to

It was seemingly a known fact that Boston wouldn’t do anything drastic, such as a Tatum or Brown trade, to change their core this season. What wasn’t known is that Jaylen Brown could be the one to push for such a drastic move if things don’t play out the way he, or the franchise, wants.

It seems like the Celtics will playing for more than just a title this season.