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Trade Rumor: Celtics asked for Tyler Hansbrough, pick for Ray Allen
Posted By Paul Flannery On March 9, 2012 @ 3:19 pm In General | 21 Comments
At the end of Jackie MacMullan’s excellent piece on the end of The Big Three , she quotes Pacers president Larry Bird regarding Danny Ainge’s asking price for Ray Allen.
“Here’s the thing,” Bird said. “When Danny and I talked about trading for Ray, he wanted Tyler Hansbrough and a first-round pick. If that’s the value he’s putting on Ray Allen, he ain’t getting it. That tells me he’s in no hurry to trade him.”
That jives with other talk around the league that Ainge’s price is high for one of his four All-Stars. On The Big Show on Thursday , Ainge said that he wouldn’t deal future assets to fix his bench’s problems now. He’s not desperate to make a trade, in other words.
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 excellent piece on the end of The Big Three: http://espn.go.com/boston/nba/story/_/id/7662366/big-3-final-run-stirs-bittersweet-memories-original-trio
 On The Big Show on Thursday: http://www.weei.com/sports/boston/this-just-in/21183296/ainge-wont-deal-future-assets-present
 hung up: http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news?slug=aw-wojnarowski_dwight_howard_magic_nba_030612
 Dwight Howard sweepstakes: http://ken-berger.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/11838893/35154861
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