Woj: Celtics and Lakers Engaged with Pelicans on Anthony Davis Trade

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Woj: Celtics and Lakers Engaged with Pelicans on Anthony Davis Trade 

Post#1 » by Thabo Sefolosha » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:55 pm

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Post#2 » by NYKHardKnock » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:57 pm

Celtics are turning into the Knicks if they make this deal. AD will walk, just like Kyrie will. Or they end up keeping both. What happens?
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Post#3 » by NyKnicks1714 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:58 pm

Woj wrote:league sources tell me, @ZachLowe_NBA, @ramonashelburne and @WindhorstESPN.


Yeah ok. I wonder if Woj has to say stuff like this or if he's just being nice.
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Post#4 » by levon » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:58 pm

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Post#6 » by FlatearthZorro » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:58 pm

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I'm convinced that even if we don't get Davis and the Lakers do in fact get him Danny will try to stick it to the Lakers as deep as he humanly can. Hopefully this **** show ends before draft night. :D
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Re: Woj: Celtics and Lakers Engaged with Pelicans on Anthony Davis Trade 

Post#7 » by Jazz9 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:59 pm

Have to respect the Celtics on this one, they just won't give up no matter how many times they're turned down
Good thing no doesn't always mean no when it comes to trades :lol:
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Post#8 » by PierceFan4ever » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:01 pm

Ainge was always going to go all in on AD for years even with the risk. It would be risky for both teams imo to trade every asset
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Post#9 » by NyKnicks1714 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:01 pm

I really don't understand it from the Celtics POV. Kyrie looks like he's gone, so why give up your assets for AD, whether he stays or leaves?
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Post#10 » by levon » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:01 pm

Do it Celtics, go all in :lol:
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Post#11 » by Michael Jordan » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:02 pm

I don't think Boston should do it if they have to give up Tatum
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Post#12 » by teke184 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:02 pm

Jazz9 wrote:Have to respect the Celtics on this one, they just won't give up no matter how many times they're turned down
Good thing no doesn't always mean no when it comes to trades :lol:


The one saying no here is the one person involved who doesn’t have a damn say in where he ends up.

He wants to choose where he goes? Opt out next season and enjoy Phoenix or Sacramento.
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Post#13 » by UNCBlue012 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:03 pm

NyKnicks1714 wrote:I really don't understand it from the Celtics POV. Kyrie looks like he's gone, so why give up your assets for AD, whether he stays or leaves?


If Kyrie is indeed gone, I agree. If Danny knows otherwise, it's different. If Kyrie is staying, I absolutely go for AD.
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Post#14 » by levon » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:03 pm

Imagine if it's 4th pick to Boston and Brown to NO
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Post#15 » by Tor_Raps » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:03 pm

levon wrote:Do it Celtics, go all in :lol:


As a raptors fan, I approve this message (if Kyrie leaves). If Kyrie stays then please god no lol.
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Post#16 » by LofJ » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:03 pm

Jazz9 wrote:Have to respect the Celtics on this one, they just won't give up no matter how many times they're turned down
Good thing no doesn't always mean no when it comes to trades :lol:


Ainge is an unrepentant rapist when it comes to trades.

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Post#17 » by BVB24 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:04 pm

Good for the Celtics. Hope they swoop in and steal him, if only for a season. You never know what could happen in a year’s time. Look at the Kawhi situation..
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Post#18 » by Ugly Duckling » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm

I feel like AD would be a good fit in Boston. They could give up Tatum, Smart and their 'treasure trove' of picks. A lineup of Kyrie, Brown, Hayward, AD and Horford would be pretty hard to beat
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Post#19 » by MagicBagley18 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:05 pm

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Re: Woj: Celtics and Lakers Engaged with Pelicans on Anthony Davis Trade 

Post#20 » by FlatearthZorro » Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:06 pm

NyKnicks1714 wrote:I really don't understand it from the Celtics POV. Kyrie looks like he's gone, so why give up your assets for AD, whether he stays or leaves?


He could be there just to drive up the price and make the Lakers give up everything they got and then some. Still have my theory about Benson. Wonder if it comes true or not. We will find out in a bit.
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