Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 1/28/13
Rondo’s absence has left a big hole in the Celtics’ roster and the question on everyone’s mind is: What do they do now? Free agents: ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan brought up Keyon Dooling's name as a possible replacement in the short term, but said Danny Ainge has already nixed that idea. She also suggested bringing Delonte West back into the fold, as he is currently a free agent, but shot that idea down citing his past issues with Doc Rivers and why he wasn't already a Celtic. Other notable free agents who could be serviceable are Mike Bibby, Ben Uzoh, Jonny Flynn and Gilbert Arenas, but again, these guys aren't on teams for a reason. Trades: Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnaroski made a strong argument against “blowing up” the roster by pretty much saying Ainge can’t because no team is going to offer anything useful for aging stars Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. He rightly points out that in today’s NBA, teams don’t trade valuable future assets for stars in their mid-30s just so they can...
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