Danny Ainge said that the Celtics are interested in bringing back Leandro Barbosa next season.
Leandro Barbosa, who is out for the season with a torn ACL, also has damage to his MCL and will have to wait one month before surgery.
The Celtics could release Leandro Barbosa in order to create an open roster spot.
Leandro Barbosa is out for the season due to an ACL tear.
Leandro Barbosa is currently undergoing tests on his injured knee, but sources told the Boston Herald that the Celtics fear Barbosa has a torn ACL.
Leandro Barbosa will have an MRI on his left knee on Tuesday, but Kevin Garnett said that the Celtics were told Barbosa would be out for the season.
Leandro Barbosa suffered a left knee injury in the third quarter of Monday's game and was carried to the locker room.
Leandro Barbosa played just 15 minutes in Wednesday's win over Sacramento, scoring seven points with two assists and one 3-pointer.
Leandro Barbosa's minutes are expected to rise with Rajon Rondo out for the season with a torn ACL.
Leandro Barbosa played 30 minutes against the Heat on Sunday and scored nine points with three rebounds, four assists, one steal and one 3-pointer.
Danny Ainge said Friday that Leandro Barbosa never requested a trade and Ainge considers the matter closed.
Leandro Barbosa on Thursday vehemently denied a report that he requested a trade from the Celtics.
Leandro Barbosa has reportedly requested a trade from the Celtics.
Leandro Barbosa scored two points in four minutes in his return from a personal absence on Sunday.