7 Role players Celtics could target to complement Jayson Tatum

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2. Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder is a Celtics fan favorite, as he was a two-year starter for the Celtics.

One of those seasons was the 2016-17 group that had the best record in the Eastern Conference and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals.

I know that seems like forever ago, but Crowder can still provide value at this stage of his career. Obviously his days of being a starter are over, but Boston doesn't need him to be a starter, obviously. 

The 33-year-old is still averaging 6.3 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 35.2 percent from deep (on 3.5 attempts). And he was shooting even better than that before suffering an injury that forced him to miss an extensive amount of time, as he was hitting 51.6 percent of his threes before the abdominal injury. 

Crowder is still an experienced, versatile defender, which has been on display this season, as the Milwaukee Bucks have looked lost on defense when he's not been on the floor. 

What team wouldn't miss a switchable defender like him? Crowder is signed to the vet minimum and will be a free agent in the summer.

Getting him to rejoin this iteration of the team wouldn't take much convincing, as it could give him a much better opportunity to win a title than the previous Celtics teams that he played on.

We're all a sucker for nostalgia. Let's admit it.