Found December 12, 2011 on State Of The Celtics:
So I guess my excitement for the acquisition of David West was a bit premature. It sounded like both sides just had to cross their t's and dot their i's before the deal was made official, Danny Ainge magician-like roster moves would have reached legendary status and the Celtics would have improved their team by leaps and bounds. For two days, we heard that the deal was close to being done and that both sides were working hard to iron out who was going where. Then Sunday afternoon comes around and David West is an Indiana Pacer after agreeing to a two-year $20 million contract. Wait, what?How did this happen? The Pacers? Really? What happened to the magician and his recent hot streak of moves? According to the Boston Herald, the Los Angeles Lakers screwed everything up. The Celts fell out of the David West running when the New Orleans Hornets couldn’t find a place to send Jermaine O’Neal (Lamar Odom going from the Los Angeles Kings to the Dallas Mavericks got in the way...
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