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Amid a flurry of activity across the league, the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic quietly agreed to swap two somewhat frustrating bigs. Brandon Bass, the athletic power forward who gave Stan Van Gundy more than a few gray hairs during his stint with the Magic, is Boston-bound in exchange for a signed-and-traded Glen Davis. It…
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If you dig undersized big men, then this news is your early Christmas present.Dan Duggan of the Boston Herald first reported this possibility earlier in the day, but it appears to be pretty much a done deal at this point. It's a pretty good move for the Celtics. Brandon Bass is a better shooter and more of a threat offensively, but isn't as solid on the defensive end. The...
His Boston Celtics career was filled with charges taken, jump shots fired, a weird, public relationship with Doc Rivers, and stretches of inspired play interspersed with flashes of being the worst player on the court. Now, the Celtics have reportedly decided the Glen Davis era has run its course. (Boston Herald)The Celtics have apparently decided that Glen Davis’ future is better...
The Celtics have apparently decided that Glen Davis’ future is better elsewhere.
According to a league source, the Cs are in discussions with Orlando to send Big Baby, in a sign-and-trade deal, to Orlando for power forward Brandon Bass - a player Magic management had been very high on at one stage.
In addition, the Celtics are pursuing Chris Wilcox, a journeyman big man who played...
At 2:00PM today, Glen “Big Baby” Davis will be traded to the Magic for Power Forward Brandon Bass. As sad as I am to see Big Baby go, I know it’s a great move for the Celtics. We got the best out of Glen – a young hustle guy who worked hard and provided a spark. Recently, however, he’s started to get too content and settle for jumpers. He killed us a few times down...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The agent for Magic forward Brandon Bass says Orlando is close to finalizing a trade that will send his client to Boston in exchange for Celtics' forward Glen "Big Baby'' Davis.
From Chris Forsberg, ESPNBoston.com:
The Boston Celtics have agreed to a sign-and-trade deal that will send free agent forward Glen Davis to the Orlando Magic in exchange for forward Brandon Bass, according to Bass' agent.
The trade is pending physicals, the agent Tony Dutt said.
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No matter what you heard this week, all signs pointed to Glen Davis not returning to Boston after last season. And now it appears to be official. According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, the Celtics are sending Davis in a sign-and-trade to Orlando for Brandon Bass. While there is no word on the length [...]
According to Y! Sports, the Boston Celtics will be sending forward Glen Davis in a sign-and-trade to the Orlando Magic for forward Brandon Bass. Davis, at 25 years old, averaged 11.4 ppg and 5.4 rpg in 78 games (13 starts) for the Celtics. Bass, 26, contributed a similar 11.2 ppg and 5.6 boards in 76 [...]
The Celtics have apparently decided that Glen Davis' future is better elsewhere.
According to a league source,...
As we approach the official beginning of free agency/trading season (just under one hour away), the deals are starting to hit the digital newswire one after the next. Yahoo!‘s Marc Spears is reporting that the Boston Celtics are sign-and-trading Glen “Big Baby” Davis to the Orlando Magic in exchange for power forward Brandon Bass:
Alright, everyone who had two or more of Keyon Dooling, Brandon Bass, Chris Wilcox, Greg Stiemsma, and David West on their prospective Celtics roster raise their hand. Thought so. Danny Ainge has not only gone beyond, beside, under, and over the box, but I’m not at all sure he even knows there is a box. I had over thirty players on my possibilities list and the only one of those...