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Kupchak fuels Rondo-for-Gasol chatter

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08:01 AM ET 02.08 | Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak may want to play his cards even closer to the vest. To the question, what would he like to address before the trade deadline (March 15th), Kupchak answered: "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." ... [There] is exactly one 25-year-old, All-Star, ball-handling guard in the league. Rajon Rondo. Note: "ball-handling guard" is triangle-speak for a point guard. Additionally, sources have told HOOSPWORLD that the Boston Celtics do have interest in Gasol for their All-Star point guard. The Celtics have the potential for sizable cap room this summer but there is no true sense that Dwight Howard or Deron Williams would be within their reach.

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February 8, 2012  08:05 AM ET

Would Target trade products to Walmart?

February 8, 2012  08:26 AM ET

idk about this rondo is overated inmy opinon i woould like to see pau traded for deron williams

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February 8, 2012  08:44 AM ET

I would make this trade in a heart beat if I was Boston...

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February 8, 2012  08:45 AM ET

Then I would make deal with Cleveland to get Sessions

February 8, 2012  08:57 AM ET

no good for both sides

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February 8, 2012  09:18 AM ET

That's right Mitch--and if there was a way to acquire a 25 yr-old Micheal Jordan, he'd probably do that, too...

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February 8, 2012  09:36 AM ET

Weren't they supposed to use rondo and perkins as the building blocks for the future after the big three retire? How is it the celtics would get rid of both of them before the big three's contracts play out? Either way, I dont see this happening for a multitude of reasons.

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February 8, 2012  09:53 AM ET

It's more rumor than substance.

 
February 8, 2012  09:55 AM ET

Don't Be Stupid, Bro.

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