Boston Celtics Trade Rumors 2011: Celtics, Magic To Swap Glen Davis, Brandon Bass?

Glen Davis is reportedly the target of talks between the Boston Celtics and Orlando Magic, as the two teams are reportedly working on a deal that would send Davis to South Florida in return for fellow big man Brandon Bass.

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Celtics Trade Rumors: Boston Will Not Trade For Chris Kaman

According to a report by Alex Speier of WEEI, the Boston Celtics will not pursue New Orleans center, Chris Kaman, who the Hornets have made available via trade.

According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, while the Celtics would not consider adding Hornets center Chris Kaman through a trade, they would have interest in him if he was bought out of his contract and became available as a free agent.

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports that the Hornets are looking for "draft picks, cap space and a young player" in return for the 29 year old Kaman.

Offensively, Kaman is a below average player. His player efficiency rating is 13.9 this season and 14.4 for his career. Defensively, he can contribute to a team by blocking shots and crashing the defensive glass. His career defensive rebounding percentage of 23.9 and block percentage of 3.7 are both above average.

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Chris Paul Trade Rumors Update: Celtics Offer Rajon Rondo To Warriors And Hornets

Thanks, but no thanks.

That was the response from the Golden State Warriors, who reportedly rejected an offer from the Boston Celtics that would send Rajon Rondo to Oakland in exchange for fellow point guard Stephen Curry.

Tim Kawakami reports:

NBA source: Celtics contacted Warriors about Rondo-for-Curry & were turned down. Presumably, Boston wanted to flip Curry to NO for Paul.

According to the report, Boston would have been nothing but a layover for Curry, who the Celtics would have attempted to barter to the New Orleans Hornets for point guard Chris Paul.

With that deal dead in the water, Boston is now packaging Rondo and forward Jeff Green along with two future first-round draft picks in its latest offer to the Hornets. They clearly want Paul, who has already gone on record to say the feeling is far from mutual.

However, without a no-trade clause in his contract, he may not have much choice.

From SI.com:

The report indicates that Paul will not be on the hook for more than next season, giving him the opportunity to leave if he so chooses. However, the Celtics hope Paul could possibly entice Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard to the team following next season, according to the report.

Boston is still up against the Los Angeles Clippers and the Warriors in their quest for Paul.

Stay tuned.

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