Report: Lakers, Celtics Discussed a Rajon Rondo Trade

by March 12, 2012
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According to the LA Times, the Celtics and Lakers chatted about a possible swap for Rajon Rondo recently, but talks didn’t really get serious. Hmmm: “The teams talked last week about a trade for Celtics guard Rajon Rondo, though nothing was close to accomplished and discussions dried up. The Lakers are unwilling to trade Pau Gasol for Rondo, making a deal with Boston unlikely before the trade deadline Thursday. ‘Unless they give up Gasol, they’re not going to get a top-level point guard,’ said a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to discuss it publicly. Rondo had 24 points and 10 assists in the Lakers’ 97-94 victory Sunday over Boston at Staples Center. Gasol had 13 points and 13 rebounds.”