NBA Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Lance Stephenson, Jeff Green and More

December 20th, 2014 by Nate Loop Leave a reply »

The month of December is often ripe with trade discussions in the NBA, and although plenty of potential swaps crop up, few of the seeds planted by rumors bear actual fruit in the trade market. 

The Dallas Mavericks pulled off a blockbuster trade and landed pass-happy point guard Rajon Rondo—as well as forward Dwight Powell—from the Boston Celtics in exchange for a host of players and picks, including point guard Jameer Nelson and a conditional first-rounder in 2015, per a report from

The Rondo exchange has the NBA all shook up, and the concentration of star power in the Western Conference is at an absurdly high level now.

The state of Texas alone has three bona fide championship contenders right now—the Mavericks, Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs, for those keeping score at home—which is about the same number of legitimate Larry O'Brien hopefuls in the East.

Of course, a big trade like Rondo to Dallas simply whets the appetite for more high-stakes bartering. The rumors will keep flying until the trade deadline in February grounds all the talks. Expect plenty of tra ...

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