Found June 17, 2013 on Orlando Magic Daily:
This weekend, the NBA rumor mill was kicked into overdrive when stories broke out reporting the Celtics and Clippers were negotiating a deal whereby Kevin Garnett and possibly Paul Pierce would join the Clippers along with Doc Rivers in exchange for Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan. The deal seems more in its formative stages as the Clippers are trying to hold on to Bledsoe it seems as an insurance policy should Chris Paul leave them this summer (there are rumors of that too). It has been widely reported that the Magic too are interested in acquiring Eric Bledsoe. Reports broke out earlier this month on that matter and Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com reported there seemed to be mutual interest on a deal centering around Bledsoe and Arron Afflalo. Even Arron Afflalo is carefully watching these developments. Orlando is in a position where it wants to explore every option available to it, and this potential Eric Bledsoe deal is certainly one of those options. The...
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