5 Veteran free agents who could win their first ring in Boston

These ringless players are running out of time to find the right contender
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Boston Celtics center Al Horford waited 17 seasons to hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy with their victory over the Dallas Mavericks last week, breaking the longest active streak of most playoff games played without a championship ring. 

With the Celtics poised to make a back-to-back run on the heels of a young roster with some wiggle room, what other NBA veterans might be looking to Boston as a home for their elusive first championship? 

Jae Crowder

The former Celtics’ role player has spent the last two years growing old in Milwaukee, but with his energy he still most definitely has enough in the tank to continue his 3-and-D excellence from the bench. 

He’s played for a handful of teams since his last run with the Celtics, where he averaged 13.9 points per game on 46% shooting and 40% shooting from deep. Aside from his play, his intensity on the court was crucial during playoff runs. Bringing back the fan favorite could see the return of the ‘bench with attitude’ from last decade.