Danny Ainge has been saying that he doesn't think the Celtics will make a deadline deal.
There's been several rumors involving the Celtics, everything from trading Kevin Garnett, to trading for Josh Smith, to even trading Rajon Rondo. Ainge denies them all.
“I’m not looking to give up any of our players,” Ainge said. “We have a limited roster, and it’s a matter of is it a better fit? Is there a better position need? I don’t really think that there are. So it’s just if we can improve our team. At the same time, I’m not giving Jared Sullinger away just because he’s hurt. It’s a challenge. I’m not trading Rajon Rondo away for discounted dollars because he’s hurt. As an organization we’ve decided not to do that.”
Ainge has also come straight out and said a deal is unlikely.
However, according to the Herald, NBA GMs around the league would be shocked if the Celtics didn't make a deal at the deadline.
As Danny Ainge downplayed the possibility the Celtics will be invol