Originally written January 04, 2013 on Celtics Life:
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When a team is struggling, it's only natural for its fans to demand trades. That I'm OK with. Now, since ESPN created Trade Machine, we've witnessed a myriad of stupid trades that would make sense for only one team that's involved, but you know what, that's OK too, because at least there was effort put in them to make the math work, because some people propose trades that disregard not just laws of the NBA but of the universe as well. Yet if you're an expert, I would expect you to address the team's problems and work out sensible trades. You might have a crazy idea, but if you explain why it would make sense for all the teams involved, then why not? For example, you might disagree with Bill Simmons, but when you read what he wrote, you see that he actually explains things as long as you get beyond his popular culture references. That brings me to Mike Petraglia, who is a great source on New England sports and a credible writer. Read his solution: The Ce...
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