Celtics Interested In Pau Gasol

The Celtics have interest in Lakers big man Pau Gasol in a deal involving Rajon Rondo, sources tell Eric Pincus of HoopsWorld.  There's no indication that the two sides have discussed such a deal, however.

In an interview with Mike Trudell of Lakers.com, General Manager Mitch Kupchak indicated that he would like make a move to rejuvenate the team's aging backcourt.  "Well, if there were a way for us to get a 25-year-old, All-Star, ball-handling guard we'd love to do it … but that's not likely in February. So you look at other alternatives, and see if it's better than what you have. That's all," the GM explained. 

Rondo would fit the profile of a "25-year-old, All-Star, ball-handling guard" and Pincus writes that those comments could be a tell.  Then again, one would be hard pressed to find a GM who wouldn't have some interest in the Kentucky product.

Gasol, would give the C's another option on the inside along Kevin Garnett, who is in the final year of his deal.  Boston could have considerable cap room this summer but there hasn't been any buzz about the club luring stars such as Dwight Howard or Deron Williams.

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Peter Rogers
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Peter Rogers
4 years 7 months ago

we can do better for rondo

ur a nub
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ur a nub
4 years 7 months ago

yes u can get Luke walton and a 2015 draft pick ..if ur lucky:))

xfipMachine
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xfipMachine
4 years 7 months ago

Beyond ridiculous for the Celtics.

Harrison
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Harrison
4 years 7 months ago

I want bynum, not gasol.

ur a nub
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ur a nub
4 years 7 months ago

Centers :
1 . D12
2. Bynum…

PG .
1.CP3
2. Rose
3..
4.
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12. Rondo

dream on :))

Jasko
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Jasko
4 years 7 months ago

celtics aren’t giving rondo for him…

Newman
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Newman
4 years 7 months ago

I can’t see the Celtics trading Rondo to the Lakers unless it’s for Bynum.

Ikedawg32
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Ikedawg32
4 years 7 months ago

For some reason the Celtics want to get rid of Rondo. Trade him, 2 draft picks, and Brandon Bass for Gasol and Bynum

Ikedawg32
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Ikedawg32
4 years 7 months ago

And ask the Lakers for a 2nd round draft pick

Hellraeza
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Hellraeza
4 years 7 months ago

Just curious when the lakers have wanted draft picks…….last time I che led the lakers trade draft picks away to win it all not build for the future

James Samuel
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James Samuel
4 years 7 months ago

well they did trade odom for a pick not to long ago

Hellraeza
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Hellraeza
4 years 7 months ago

They traded him for nothing actually. But yes they got a pick. R u saying that was a good trade….

Hellraeza
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Hellraeza
4 years 7 months ago

And yes they will trade that pick before the trade deadline

ur a nub
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ur a nub
4 years 7 months ago

:)) what a f’ing joke. Bynum the 2 best center in the NBA , where centers are so hard to find .. and gasol one of the top 5 PF in the NBA… for a top 10 PG and a 7 ppg 8rpg guy plus 34+45 draft picks ? :))))) only a celtic fan can be this idiotic :))) jezzz

ChrisCa$h
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ChrisCa$h
4 years 7 months ago

Yeah pau for rondo makes little sense for the celtics. Just commenting to get this site started. Spread the word, tell friends. Would love to see this site be as popular as MLB traderumors

Glen Vehige
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Glen Vehige
4 years 7 months ago

As a Lakers fan, I love this. Being realistic though, I can’t see this ever happening.

Wmotto
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Wmotto
4 years 7 months ago

If it would guarantee bringing Williams and Howard all for it!

D Williams
Allen
Pierce
Gasol
Howard

Ridiculous lineup!

Hellraeza
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Hellraeza
4 years 7 months ago

Never is that happening. Getting gasoline would add salary to the Celtics……

ur a nub
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ur a nub
4 years 7 months ago

nice lineup for nba2k12 :))))
Celtics will be down for the next 4-5 years … they have no young talent, nothing to trade, no cap space … bad years ahead for you guys :)))))

Ricky
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Ricky
4 years 7 months ago

Celtics have no cap space?? Tell us more smart things.

Hellraeza
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Hellraeza
4 years 7 months ago

I love this trade for lakers rondo would be huge for lakeshow

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