NBA Rumors: Blazers Actively Seeking Trading Partners for Rudy Fernandez

July 27th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
Thanks to Oregonian insider Jason Quick (via Twitter), the Portland Trail Blazers are actively pursuing a trade that would ship once promising Spaniard Rudy Fernandez out of town for good.

The report came directly from Rudy's agent, Andy Miller, and was relayed on to Jason Quick.

As reported,  the Portland Trail Blazers are currently talking to the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics, and Chicago Bulls. Funny, huh?

Funny because those were the teams that he requested he be traded to. (see: Rudy's List )

So which of the three teams would be best for the Blazers?

Well really, I already wrote this piece when Rudy originally released his "List", So I will quote myself.

For the second year in a row the Portland Trail Blazers made a “toxic” offer to a restricted free agent and forced the Jazz to make tough decisions, both times restricting their financial freedom.

First, it was an offer to Paul Millsap that forced the team to eventually drop starting shooting guard Ronnie Brewer, along with Eric Maynor, and drift past the salary cap threshold and into cap penalties. The effects are stil ...

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