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Celtics’ Oshae Brissett reportedly declines player option, will hit free agency

A bench contributor on the Celtics’ championship roster might be looking for a new team in the coming days.

According to Spotrac’s Keith Smith, Celtics forward Oshae Brissett declined his $2.5 million player option with Boston for the 2024-25 season, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent this summer.

Even though the 2024-25 Celtics are once again poised to contend, the 26-year-old Brissett could carve out a more significant role on another team that isn’t as loaded with All-Star talent.

The 6-foot-7 Brissett played in 55 regular-season games with the Celtics, averaging 3.