As of now the reported Celtics-Clippers deal is off because David Stern has deemed the deal to be "against NBA rules". However, the teams are still working on it, and there is a very realistic chance that the deal ends up being finalized after being tweaked to appease the commish.
When the dust settles, there's a strong chance that the trade is still built around Doc and KG heading west in exchange for DeAndre Jordan and two first round picks, a deal that many folks are upset by. I have been part of that. I wanted Eric Bledsoe. And I really wanted the Clippers to take either Jason Terry or Courtney Lee, freeing up cap space next summer. However, neither is happening.
Instead the Celtics and Clippers have agreed on a deal built around the extremely athletic big man from Texas Tech and two first round picks bound to be in the mid-to-late 20's. To say Celtics fans are not thrilled is an understatement.
However, let's not completely throw away Jordan yet, shall we. He is only 24 ye...