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Report: Celtics proposed two trades to Grizzlies

Posted By Jessica Camerato On June 28, 2009 @ 10:03 pm In General | 1 Comment

Draft Night may have seemed quiet for the Celtics [1], but that doesn’t mean they weren’t trying to make moves behind the scenes. After last Thursday’s draft Celtics GM Danny Ainge said the Celtics had conversations [2] about landing a higher pick in the second round. According to the Memphis Commercial-Appeal [3], some of those conversations centered around the Grizzlies [4]:

Boston tried to entice the Grizzlies [5] twice. The Celtics offered Brian Scalabrine [6], Tony Allen [7] and a choice of J.R. Giddens or Bill Walker [8] for the Grizzlies’ 36th pick and cash considerations.

The Celtics’ best offer for the Grizzlies’ No. 2 pick only included center Kendrick Perkins [9].

The Grizzlies kept their pick and selected forward Sam Young from Pittsburgh. The Celtics used their only pick (58th) to draft guard Lester Young [10] from University of Tennessee-Martin.


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[1] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[2] Celtics had conversations: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2009/06/26/a-temporary-sigh-of-relief-for-ainge/

[3] Memphis Commercial-Appeal: http://blogs.commercialappeal.com/the_memphis_edge/2009/06/griz-fail-to-land-randolph-and-much-more.html

[4] Grizzlies: http://media.weei.com/basketball/grizzlies.htm

[5] Grizzlies: http://media.weei.com/basketball/memphis-grizzlies.htm

[6] Brian Scalabrine: http://media.weei.com/basketball/brian-scalabrine.htm

[7] Tony Allen: http://media.weei.com/basketball/tony-allen.htm

[8] Bill Walker: http://media.weei.com/basketball/bill-walker.htm

[9] Kendrick Perkins: http://media.weei.com/basketball/kendrick-perkins.htm

[10] Lester Young: http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/celtics/jessica-camerato/2009/06/28/believing-lester-hudson

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