Does C's - Clippers trade idea make any sense?

Does C's - Clippers trade idea make any sense?
May 6, 2013, 9:00 pm
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ESPN's Steven A. Smith made waves today as he threw out that the Celtics and Clippers could maybe, possibly, who-know-why-not trade Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Doc Rivers to the Clippers for Blake Griffin, Eric Bledsoe, DeAndre Jordan, and Caron Butler.

The Boston Globe's Bob Ryan joined Gary Tanguay on CSNNE's Sports Tonight to discuss that very trade scenario. And Ryan doesn't think there's a chance it's true.

"I don't want to just sit here and have a knee-jerk [reaction] about where Steven A. has gone off the deep end here. But analytically, calmly, passively, how does this make the remotest shred of sense for the Clippers? How? It doesn't. It doesn't in any way," Ryan said.

"Blake Griffin alone isn't worth those two guys."

But Danny Ainge has already let Ray Allen go for nothing. Would he eventually do the same with Pierce and KG? Or would he trade them?

"So if Danny is going to walk the walk, yes in deed, he will do something to change the dialog here and move those two guys," Ryan said.