NBA Trade Rumors: Celtics Set to Swap Eddie House for Nate Robinson

February 17th, 2010 by Stew Winkel Leave a reply »

Goodbye Eddie House.  Hello Nate Robinson.

Reports are that Robinson has cleared out his locker and House spoke with reporters today at practice where he all but said he will be joining the Knicks. 

Not the blockbuster some had expected and hoped for, but let’s analyze this trade while hoping for news of what else Danny Ainge has in store for the Celtics.

First, can this trade help the Celtics?


Robinson can be an explosive scorer and can provide instant offense off the bench.  Robinson is not noted as an effective defender, but neither was House. And coming to Boston, where defense is stressed, playing alongside Kevin Garnett and being coached by Tom Thibodeau could very easily improve Robinson’s defense. 

House was averaging just 7.2 points on 40.1 shooting from the floor and 38.3 from three, all lows during his time in Boston. Robinson, on the other hand, was averaging 13.2 points this season.  And while that is down from his 17.2 average last year, ...

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