Found March 09, 2012 on YummySports:
Around this time of the year, when the trade deadline is fast approaching, it is very interesting how so many writers have or rush to have their own opinions as to who will be traded where and how. It is like a rat race, with media men trying extremely hard to become the first to come across information. By so doing, some have desperately created information (speculation) and presented the public with wrong information. So much has gone under the bridge until this time and in fact, it is actually beginning to get under my skin. Well, now understand Kobe Bryant frustrations when Pau Gasol’s rumor was on every media person’s table, which to him lashing out at Lakers management for not saying anything. Throughout all this trade confusion, it is quiet fascinating how some names just appear, disappear and then all of a sudden they are in the news again. I am sure we all remember Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics. Now there is another one, quiet a funny one really; they talk of the swap of Smith and Rondo. These two would actually be very happy together instead of being allowed to be traded with each other. They have been inseparable since their time at the Oak Hill Academy. If there is one player who’s had enough of all this trade talks, it is definitely Derrick Rose. Left to him alone things will remain the way they are because he is happy the way things are with his teammates at the Chicago Bulls. “It definitely is getting old,” Rose said. “I’m sick and tired of hearing it. Chicago, marketing-wise is a great city. If someone chooses to come here, they definitely could. “But I’m cool with the teammates I have. We have a winning record. It ain’t like we need to change anything. It’s not up to me. It’s up to the front office.” There are zero indications Howard will add the Bulls to his list of teams with which he would sign an extension or that the Bulls are pursuing him. “If it’s not about the Bulls, I really couldn’t care less about it,” said Rose. [Image Via] YummySports

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