NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on J.R. Smith and Rajon Rondo’s Trade Value

November 15th, 2014 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The Boston Celtics and New York Knicks both lost in heartbreaking fashion on Friday night to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz, respectively. 

While both proud franchises nearly came away with a win, it underscored an important point for the 2014-15 NBA season: The best the Celtics and Knicks can realistically hope for is to come close to contention. The pieces just aren’t there to win anything of note this year.

It is no surprise, then, that New York and Boston will be part of trade rumors all season, as stockpiling young assets and future draft picks is the surest way to rebuild. Following those lines, there were whispers surrounding both J.R. Smith and Rajon Rondo on Friday.

Read on to find out the latest.


J.R. Smith 

Ian Begley of ESPN New York passed along an update on Smith:

The talks are in place, so we know the Knicks could possibly move the shooting guard at some point this season. In light of that, one league executive had a very interesting take, via Ian O’Connor of ESPN New York:

J.R. has had ...

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