Found February 21, 2013 on Boston's Bettah:
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Would Tyreke Evans be able to fill the Swagger void left from dealing KG? With the 3 pm trading deadline looming, the Boston Celtics are reportedly making a push to land some help, in the name of Tyreke Evans.  The 23 year old former rookie of the year is posting respectable numbers to the tune of 15.4 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 3.1 assists while averaging 31.1 minutes per game this season for the Kings. With the loss of both Leandro Barbosa and Rajon Rondo, the Celtics now lack depth at guard, with Courtney Lee, Jason Terry, and Paul Pierce taking over much of ball handling as of late. Evans would immediately give Boston a spark off the bench, and the fact that he is young gives him a chance to establish himself as a key cog for the Celtics future. It has been reported that both Evans and teammate Demarcus Cousins have both been informed that they will not be dealt, but it is likely that if Boston decided to package future draft picks, as well as Courtney Lee and/or Brandon Bass the Kings would be more than interested. Another name that is being mentioned as a trade chip is rookie Fab Melo, with the rumor being that he will be swapped for Wizard’s Jordan Crawford. Crawford, a shooting guard that has fallen out of the rotation in Washington would have the chance to log quality minutes and take some of the pressure off Pierce and Garnett’s scoring. Crawford’s only on the books for 1.1 million this year, and his affordable salary and ability to stretch the floor would allow Boston to acquire a prove scorer, while not having to give up a piece of their current rotation. Washington would acquire a very raw, talented project in Melo who has been able to recently see time on the professional court. Finally, fresh off his “last” last all star game weekend, Kevin Garnett rumors have been reportedly opened back up, with the KG to the Clippers for Bledsoe/Jordan deal apparently being discussed once again. While KG is the heart and soul of the Celtics, Pawning off his hefty salary for younger players could potentially help Boston in the long run, while also allowing Garnett to pursue another ring alongside a very talented Clippers team. Everyone has hear this rumor, and the fact that Chauncey “Big Ticket” Billups is a close personal friend makes it very interesting contemplating whether or not Garnett would be willing to waive his no-trade clause. Not that I would ever want to deal Garnett. This is simply speculation. But maybe this trade would benefit Boston in the short run. They are a splattered team right now, who has bonded together while being counted out of the playoff picture time and time again, even before the loss of Rondo. While they would lose their starting four turned five in Garnett, Bledsoe and Jordan would fill depth that the Celtics are currently without right now. This move would be the final end of the big three era in Boston, and once the oldest team in the league would be transformed into one of the youngest. The fact that both Bledsoe and Jordan would not likely see many playoff minutes makes LA have to consider this trade, as KG would instantly turn LA from a playoff team to a championship contender. More to come…
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