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In case you missed it, Nate Robinson should be a Celtic sometime today and it appears that Eddie House is on the way out. We'll update you when the final pieces are in place and the trade becomes official. via the Herald:
A Celtics source said yesterday there was a good chance that talks could stretch right up to today's trade deadline. The Celtics also hadn't closed the door on trading Ray Allen in a much bigger trade, though the source characterized the Celtics as reluctant to make such a deal. The possibility also remains that the Celtics could make more than one trade before today's deadline.
Remember, the deadline for deals is 3:00 PM EST. However, if the GMs are on the phone at the deadline, they can extend the deadline by staying on the phone to hammer out details. Also, we don't always hear about the last minute deals until several minutes or even hours after the deadline passes. So basically stay tuned all day.
- Gary Washburn reports "A player from kings could be headed to boston" as part of McGrady deal.
- Sources: Martin heading to Rockets - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
- Sources: Salmons to Bucks - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
- Update: Suns' Owner: Amare unlikely to be traded - ESPN
- Update: Tyrus Thomas is headed to the Bobcats - Adrian Wojnarowski
- Update: Tracy McGrady is now a New York Knick - ESPN
While the Celtics have spent the past few weeks exploring their trade options with Allen, they don't expect to move the veteran shooting guard. The team is close to acquiring Nate Robinson from the New York Knicks, probably in exchange for Eddie House and J.R. Giddens. But Celtics president Danny Ainge called the potential for an Allen trade "highly unlikely."
House/Robinson Update - via Chris Sheridan
Multiple sources say the Knicks have reached a tentative agreement on a deal with Boston sending Nate Robinson and a second player to the Celtics for Eddie House, J.R. Giddens and Bill Walker. The identity of the second New York player was not immediately clear.
Update #2: According to RealGM, Marcus Landry will be the second New York player:
Marcus Landry will be the other player sent to Boston, according to a source that spoke with RealGM's Christopher Reina.
Update #3: The trade deadline has come and gone and nothing's official yet, according to Chris Forsberg's Twitter:
Still nothing official, according to C's. Still awaiting word from league. We're expected to chat with Doc around 12:30 here at team hotel.