Boston Celtics And Sam Cassell A Perfect Match
But Rondo’s stifling defense, lightning-‘quicks’, and improving range have won over The Big Three and Celtic-nation. So, if the kid can play, should Boston chase a veteran table-setter like Gary Payton or Sam Cassell? Yes. Boston should consider Payton, but Cassell is the best option to back-up Rondo and provide bench scoring …
Rajon Rondo has silenced the haters. This summer, many wondered if the second-year point guard could lead a
But Rondo’s stifling defense, lightning-‘quicks’, and improving range have won over The Big Three and Celtic-nation. So, if the kid can play, should
Of course, last week, the Pistons exposed a chink in the green-and-white’s armor by applying full-court pressure on
Los Angeles Clippers guard Sam Cassell‘s name has popped up several times in regards to players rumored to be traded before the Feb. 21 trade deadline. No specific teams, however, were mentioned according to the Orange County Register.
A prime reason why Cassell is attractive trade bait is because with his experience and ability, he would be a solid addition to a team vying to go deep in the playoffs. Just as important, the 38-year old Cassell has an expiring contract.
So these two-the Celtics and Cassell-could be a match. The former All-Star and two-time NBA champ still has much to offer.
Cassell has experience. He’s got rings from his
Cassell, at this stage in his career, would make an outstanding sixth man. Think Manu Ginobili with a mouth. He could scout for weaknesses in the first quarter from the bench, check-in for Rondo or Allen, and get-off on opposing second units.
Chemistry won’t be an issue, either. Remember, Garnett and Cassell are tight from their run in the frozen tundra of
Best of all, Cassell comes cheap. His mid-level contract comes off the books this summer, so there’s no financial commitment if injuries set-in. The only thing left is for Celtic GM Danny Ainge to make it happen.
Payton or Cassell? Who should
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