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NBA trade rumor: Celtics aggressively looking to trade up

"Thinking big"

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To the surprise of exactly no one, the Celtics are making a lot of phone calls leading up to the draft.

Go Danny Go! Trade up and into the top 10!

Update: Danny's comments this morning confirm these reports:

Also, there's this rumor:

Lakers said to be chasing DeMarcus Cousins as NBA rumor mill heats up - LA Times

The executives said the Celtics were looking to trade point guard Marcus Smart and the Nos. 16 and 28 picks in the first round to Philadelphia for center/forward Nerlens Noel and the No. 3 pick. But the 76ers, the executives said, weren't interested.

Well... wow.

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