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“It’s something [Celtics president] Danny [Ainge] and I have discussed,”
House's agent Mark Bartelstein said. “But nothing’s imminent.”
Nice try, Mark Bartelstein. But we all know this ship has sailed.
Yes, the Celtics are desperate for another wing player. But they need someone who can defend 3s and that's not Eddie House.
A recent ESPN The Magazine story on Rashad McCants has some Celtics fans wondering if he's worth the risk. Here's Chris Forsberg's assessment:
It seems like McCants might have to look outside the NBA to prove
himself and maybe work his way back to the league. He is, however,
exactly the type of player the Celtics covet: an offensive minded
shooting guard, with the physicality to defend at small forward. He'd be
a nice addition to the bench and you can't help but wonder if Boston's
veteran nucleus — headlined by Garnett — could keep McCants on track.
But with the Celtics valuing chemistry so dearly, the team might not be
willing to risk having a reclamation project poison the locker room.
This guy must be a real jerk if no GM is willing to take a flyer.
On Page 2, the Blazers Rudy Fernandez talks trade.
Así lo explicó el propio Rudy a MD. "Portland está dispuesto a hacer un
'trade' y la verdad es que en este sentido estoy satisfecho de que ellos
quieran hacerlo. Ahora hay que encontrar un equipo donde yo pueda tener
un rol importante o donde pueda tener la dinámica que tuve en Portland
el primer año", dijo tras entrenar con la Selección española en Las
Sounds to me like he really wants to play for the Celtics.
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