Found June 16, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
Talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics have stalled as the Clippers refuse to include point guard Eric Bledsoe in any potential deals.  However, that doesn’t mean they don’t want to trade him as L.A. has already reportedly reached out to Orlando and Indiana regarding deals with Bledsoe in return for either Arron Afflalo or Danny Granger. According to ESPN: Sources say that the Clippers, meanwhile, have already engaged the Orlando Magic and Indiana Pacers in separate trade discussions headlined by Bledsoe, with Orlando’s Arron Afflalo and Indiana’s Danny Granger as the respective trade targets. Indiana, according to sources, is leaning at present toward keeping Granger for the final season of his contract in hopes that the former All-Star swingman’s return from knee surgery can help the Pacers close the gap on Miami in the East, but L.A. has been operating for months under the premise that Bledsoe, once Paul re-signs, will be dealt before becoming a restricted free...

Sources: Bledsoe linchpin in Doc-Clips deal

The proposed cross-country move of Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics' bench to the Los Angeles Clippers' bench remained in limbo Saturday night because of the teams' ongoing haggling over prized young guard Eric Bledsoe, according to sources with knowled,

Clippers: Griffin and Bledsoe to Lakers for Howard?

After losing in the first and second round of the playoffs over the past two years. The Los Angeles Clippers are working harder than ever, for maybe the first time ever, in making sure that never happens again with this core group. Earlier today it was reported that the Clippers have been talking with the Boston Celtics for a trade that would send current in limbo Celtics head coach...

Clippers Refusal to Give Up Eric Bledsoe, Holding Up Doc Rivers & KG Going to LA

I get why the Clippers would be hesitant. If they trade Bledsoe and CP3 decides not to re-sign, that wouldn’t really be beneficial to them. As I reported yesterday, the whole situation is very complicated and I doubt it gets done, but there is still hope that someone will blink in the next couple of days. The proposed cross-country move of Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics...

If Magic are after Eric Bledsoe, TPE could be in play

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...

Doc Rivers blockbuster trade might not include Eric Bledsoe, but could include Paul Pierce

Long time NBA writer Mark Heisler has tweeted out some insight on the pending blockbuster trade between the Celtics and Clippers. The talks stalled yesterday when the Clippers refused to include Eric Bledsoe in the deal, however, things have apparently picked up again today. This just in: Truth is in the proposal they're working on w/KG. May mean #Celtics take Caron w/1 year...

Report: Danny Ainge, Celtics No Longer Insisting Clippers Include Eric Bledsoe in Deal for Doc Rivers

At this point it seems like a matter of when, not if, Doc Rivers departs Boston. Despite talks between the Clippers and Celtics hitting an impasse over the weekend, it appears that talks to send Rivers and Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles in a multi-layered package deal are not totally dead after all. Now that it is clear the Clippers will not include point guard Eric Bledsoe in the...

On Again, Off Again, On Again - Deal Could be Done Today

The usually reliable Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that talks between the Clippers and Celtics are back on and that a deal could be done as soon as today. I'm not holding my breath, but still.... The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers are discussing possible compromises to including guard Eric Bledsoe into the Kevin Garnett-Doc Rivers deal with hopes of completing...

Report: Clippers Talking Eric Bledsoe Trade With Pacers, Magic, Putting Deal With Celtics for Doc Rivers in Jeopardy

Danny Granger or Arron Afflalo could ultimately nix the reported deal to send Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to the Clippers as a package deal. Although talks between the Celtics and Clippers are not totally dead, separate conversations by the Clippers with the Pacers and Magic could decrease the chances of Rivers and/or Garnett heading west. That’s because the Clippers are in discussions...

NBA exec: Ainge's potential asking price: Doc/KG/Lee/JET for Bledsoe/Jordan/Butler and two 1st's

This is getting hysterical. The Doc Rivers melodrama continues to play out in the media, with Doc, the Celtics and the Clippers remaining silent. The latest report is coming from Broderick Turner of the L.A. Times, and it includes the most absurd trade possibility in the history of trade possibilities. If Rivers becomes available, the Clippers would be interested in hiring...

Doc might be the Clippers coach by the end of the day

Yet another Woj bomb: The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers are discussing possible compromises to including guard Eric Bledsoe into the Kevin Garnett-Doc Rivers deal with hopes of completing an agreement on Monday, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. This is it, folks.  This is the beginning of the end because The prospects of bringing Rivers back to the Celtics have...
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