Gigi Datome has signed with Fenerbahce of Turkey.
Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas hopes Luigi Datome re-signs with the team.
Celtics president Danny Ainge did not say whether the Celtics will extend a qualifying offer to Luigi Datome.
Following the Celtics Game 4 loss on Sunday, Luigi Datome said that it's too early to consider his next move.
Luigi Datome, who is set to become a free agent in the summer, is hopeful that he will return to Boston next season.
Luigi Datome, not to be confused with the character your kid uses in Mario Kart, got a start at small forward on Wednesday and hit 9-of-15 shots and three 3-pointers for 22 points, three rebounds and two assists in a win over the Bucks.
Luigi Datome will start for the Celtics on Wednesday with Avery Bradley (quad) unavailable.
Luigi Datome will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, but there is a growing belief that he will remain in the NBA despite some serious interest from overseas.
Luigi Datome has become a crowd favorite in Boston and spoke of his appreciation of the fans' support.
Luigi Datome is hoping that he will be able to stay in the NBA next season.
Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said he's been impressed by Luigi Datome's professionalism.
Gigi Datome said he is staying ready for any opportunity to contribute to the Celtics this season.
Luigi Datome scored 10 points in 10 minutes off Boston's bench on Sunday, making 4-of-5 field goals including a pair of 3-pointers.
Luigi Datome is expected to be bought out or waived.