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The last time Rajon Rondo was on an NBA court, he was leading the league in assists and on his way to a fourth straight All-Star game selection. Eleven months later, Jordan Crawford is having a career season by just about every measure and may have rescued his NBA career. And across the Internet, rumors abound that the Celtics are willing to trade both players for virtually nothing. It should go without saying just how absurd some of the scenarios that have been floated are. Unfortunately, it can’t. Welcome to trade season, when anything goes as long as it fits into the ESPN Trade Machine — and, oftentimes, even when it doesn’t. As of Dec. 15, teams have been allowed to trade players acquired via free agency last summer. There was no movement on that front over the weekend, but there was plenty of talk, and the Celtics were not immune. Several reports popped up about the Miami Heat, in search of backcourt help, being interested in Crawford. Then came Tuesday’s report about the Celti...
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