Big Al for Amare?
Big Al will always be a Celtic to me, so I hope that if this happens, it works out for him. Marc Spears reports:
An NBA executive told the Boston Globe today that the Minnesota Timberwolves is working a deal with the Phoenix Suns that would send former Celtics forward Al Jefferson and their sixth pick in next week's NBA Draft for All-Star Amare Stoudemire.
The Suns, which have dangled Stoudemire for some time, fiound [sic] a suitor in Minnesota that is in transition. The team announced today that coach Kevin McHale has ended his 15-year association with the team. New basketball of operations David Kahn is looking to take the franchise into another direction.
I can't imagine why Minnesota would do this, unless they're intent on making a "splash". Amare' is a dynamic player, but Big Al is a classic post player and a better rebounder than Stoudemire. Hopefully at some point in his career, we can see Big Al back in green. That's a trade rumor with Phoenix I wouldn't mind seeing.
Call me crazy, but I think I trust Marc Spears more than this guy.
- update by Jeff
Update #2: Marc Spears is now reporting that the above trade won't happen. Phoenix made the offer to Minnesota, but Minnesota has rejected it.
Would you have done the rumored Phoenix deal (Rondo and Ray for Amare', Barbosa, and the #14) if Amare' could be flipped for Big Al and the #6?
Yes (1103 votes)
No (911 votes)
2014 total votes