Rajon Rondo, Draft Picks Give Celtics Valuable Summertime Trade Assets (Audio)

Jeff GreenDanny Ainge and the Boston Celtics could be headed for a busy summer. They are armed with draft picks, a number of soon-to-be-expiring contracts and a desirable All-Star point guard in Rajon Rondo.

Yet that favorable situation was not enough to satisfy some fans, who think Ainge should have been more active at the NBA trade deadline. Two straight Celtics losses since then should satisfy those who want Ainge to tank, while holding on to players like Jeff Green and Brandon Bass might give hope to those who want the Celtics to keep some of their few talented players.

NESN.com’s Ben Watanabe joined ESPN New Hampshire’s The Sports Blast to explain some of Ainge’s thinking in standing pat at the deadline.

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