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PBT Extra: Talking early season NBA trade rumors

Nov 18, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT

Normally trade rumors don’t really get going until Christmas, but like an early snowstorm we’ve been hit with a blanket of rumors to start this season, so Kay Adams and I break them down.

No, Rondo is not going to the Knicks, New York simply doesn’t have the pieces to make that work. Plus I don’t think Danny Ainge is eager to move Rondo. That said, expect Iman Shumpert‘s name to come up in a bunch of other trade talks.

Then there are the big men Omer Asik and Kenneth Faried. Asik will get moved at some point this season, but Faried is less of a sure thing as Denver is not under any pressure to make a deal.

  1. eugenesaxe1 - Nov 18, 2013 at 8:28 PM

    If Faried doesn’t fit Scott’s style of play, keeping him around is silly.

    • eugenesaxe1 - Nov 18, 2013 at 8:41 PM


    • antistratfordian - Nov 18, 2013 at 9:04 PM

      If you have a coach that doesn’t want Faried around, then you should probably fire your coach.

      • eugenesaxe1 - Nov 18, 2013 at 9:51 PM

        I cannot argue with that statement.

  2. legend30 - Nov 18, 2013 at 8:30 PM

    Kay Adams can get the D.

    • pbtunpaidwriter - Nov 19, 2013 at 3:36 PM

      I cannot argue with that statement.

  3. digg2000 - Nov 18, 2013 at 8:52 PM

    Kings need to bring in Rondo. This team is terrible and something big has to be done.

  4. pbtunpaidwriter - Nov 19, 2013 at 12:22 PM

    If Rondo didn’t learn how to shoot a jumper in these 9 months of rehab, he never will.

    Then again having Ray Allen as his teammate for 6 years didn’t help either.

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