NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart and Steve Nash

November 11th, 2014 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers are the two cornerstones of the NBA in terms of historical success and championships. 

However, they have both fallen on hard times in the 2014-15 season and are more interesting when they pop up in trade rumors than when they actually take the court.

With that in mind, here is a look at some trade whispers surrounding two point guards from the historic franchises, Rajon Rondo and Steve Nash.


Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart

Mark Murphy of the Boston Herald provided an update on Rondo and Smart, courtesy of a league scout:

One league scout also buys into the theory that Smart — once he returns from his ankle injury — won’t fully develop as long as he plays behind Rondo.

“I think they’ve got to get rid of Rondo because they drafted a good, young point guard,” the scout said. “Marcus Smart is a franchise-type point guard or can be, I think, who needs to play to be good. He’s fast and he defends. And you don’t say that about rookies.”

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