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The Indiana Pacers have been players so far in the NBA marketplace, acquiring David West from the Hornets and are in talks to acquire O.J Mayo from Memphis. Unfortunately for the Pacers, this means money saving cuts need to be made. Fortunately, for the Boston Celtics, it could be their gain.
James Posey, who played in Boston in 2008 and was a key member of their championship season has had the amnesty clause used on him by the Indiana Pacers, making him available for the highest bidder. The market for James Posey will likely be teams looking for some veteran leadership or an extra wing player at a cheap cost.
Now, the James Posey isn’t the same player he was when he was with Boston, but there is no denying the impact he could bring to the team. It makes the bench deeper, provides another shooter off the bench, another solid defender and a veteran leadership from a guy who knows how to win. There’s also no denying that Celtics fans everywhere miss his pregame man hugs.
I wouldn’t be surprised if the Celtics picked up James Posey. Stay tuned.
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David West's agent says the former New Orleans Hornets power forward is joining the Indiana Pacers.
Agent Lance Young says West, who opted for free agency after last season, has reached a deal on a two-year contract worth $20 million with the Pacers.
West, a two-time All-Star who was drafted 18th overall by New Orleans in 2003, started 70 games last season, averaging 18.9 points...
The Celtics are reportedly close to signing two-time All-Star David West. And while the move should do a lot to improve the C's, it also leaves Jermaine O'Neal's future in Boston in doubt. O'Neal was slated to be the team's starting center this season, but acquiring West would likely mean Kevin Garnett will move to center while West plays power forward. It'...
Twitter / @WojYahooNBA: Boston-NO deal for David W ... via kwout
Well... this certainly is a turn of events. I'm not sure if they're included in the deal... but that certail fits the NBA directive for New Orleans to get younger. It would also explain why E'Twaun Moore got a guaranteed deal.
After the Pacers reportedly dropped out of the Nene sweepstakes after New Jersey offered $15 million a season, they turned their attention to New Orleans scoring PF David West, who is coming off ACL surgery. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your perspective), West is apparently (according to Yahoo Sports), close to signing a 3-year deal with the Boston Celtics in a sign...
The deal which many Celtic fans had assumed had been signed and sealed has now fallen through. News of the collapse came out around 2 PM Sunday afternoon via David Aldridge on twitter. There is no information as of 3:30 PM as to why the talks broke down, only that the Indiana Pacers became the front [...]
Crap. This doesn't sound good.
Sherrod Blakely also says the Celtics deal for West appears slim.
David West's agent says the former New Orleans Hornets power forward is joining the Indiana Pacers. Agent Lance Young says West, who opted for free agency after last season, has reached agreement on a two-year contract worth $20 million with Indiana. The Pacers did not confirm the deal. West, a two-time All-Star who was drafted 18th overall by New Orleans in 2003, started 70...
David Aldridge is reporting that the David West trade between the Hornets and Boston is dead and that Larry Bird and the Pacers are close to signing him. Not looking good...
David West to the Boston Celtics made some sense — not a perfect fit but the best player on the free agent market the Celtics could seem to get. Rajon Rondo was going to love having one of the best pick-and-pop bigs in the game to work with. Instead, Darren Collison is going to love…
WALTHAM - Doc Rivers understands the dilemma, but it's clear the Celtics coach is growing a bit exasperated with...