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Report: Celtics making trade deadline run at Tyreke Evans. It’s a longshot.

Feb 21, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT

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Danny Ainge seems to have a fascination with Tyreke Evans. He’s made some calls in the past but always got the door slammed in his face when he tried.

But the Kings seem to have cracked that door open and Ainge wants back in at the trade deadline, tweets Marc Stein of ESPN.

It’s hard to see how this works. Evans makes $5 million this year and to match the Celtics would have to give up Fab Melo, Jason Collins, Leandro Barbosa, cash and pick and even then it may not be enough. No way they would move Courtney Lee in that deal, would they?

Talks are happening, but it’s a hard deal to pull off.

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