Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/27/12
The two big rumors in the NBA this weekend were Rajon Rondo to the Lakers for Pau Gasol and an imminent Dwight Howard to the Lakers trade, which was denied by the Magic. Dwight Howard is the Lakers main target. So far they have offered Bynum to the Magic for him, which the Magic turned down. The Magic want both Bynum and Gasol for Howard and Hedo's poison pill contract, which the Lakers so far are balking at. Unfortunately for Celtics fans, there's a deal somewhere in the middle to be made by March 15th between these two teams. The Magic need to be overwhelmed to move a player of Howard's caliber. Getting Bynum and Gasol, while getting rid of Hedo would do that. Even better for them would be if they could get two young all-stars. Bynum is one. The other would be Rajon Rondo. No one could argue that the Magic didn't get good value for their soon to be free agent if they were able to pull in both Bynum and Rondo. The Lakers know that Danny Ainge is willing to swap Rondo for Gasol. Now
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