Tuesday, February 18, 2014

TRADE DEADLINE UPDATE

via bleacherreport

The NBA Trade Deadline is set to be Thursday, February 20, and it has been uneventful so far for all teams. For the Celtics, there have been many rumors, but Danny Ainge has yet to pull the trigger on any trade so far.

Here are some rumors that are flying around Boston. 

  •  Boston has received interest in almost every single player on their roster. They have received calls about Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley, Kris Humphries, Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, and Jeff Green. 
  • Danny Ainge: "We would go over the [luxury] cap to make the right deal."
  • The Knicks REALLY want Rondo
  • The Raptors and Kings also want Rondo
  • The Kings have reportedly offered a trade involving Isaiah Thomas, Ben McLemore, and two picks for Rajon Rondo.
  • Jerryd Bayless for Will Bynum?
  • Some league executives have said that they think the Celtics will keep the current roster intact for the rest of the season. 
  • The Celtics are expressing interest in Omer Asik and would potentially trade Brandon Bass and more for him.