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CelticsBlog exit interview: Luke Kornet spaced the floor and provided versatile defense

Short-lived is the first word that comes to mind when evaluating Luke Kornet’s 2020-21 stint with the Boston Celtics. He logged just 18 regular season games (two more in the postseason) after joining the team as part of the trade package that sent Daniel Theis to the Chicago Bulls. And considering he averaged just 14.1 minutes when he did suit up, Kornet never had an opportunity to showcase the full extent of his capabilities as a basketball player.

Kornet’s per-game splits in green were unspectacular. He put up 4.4 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists, and 1.