The Boston Celtics are currently in the ‘lead position’ in negotiations with the Portland Trailblazers for Rudy Fernandez, according to a source. They have been in serious discussions since yesterday.
Other teams interested including New York and Chicago, but the Celtics are apparently getting the first shot, thus allowing one to assume they are a preferred destination, either in terms of desirability for Rudy or trading pieces for the Blazers.
Get on it, Danny. Either get Rudy and Przybilla for Sheed and Lafayette or get Rudy for Lafayette and a pick or two.
If the Celtics do end up getting Rudy Fernandez, they will have one of the deeper benches in the league when Kendrick Perkins returns. Think about that second unit. Nate Robinson, Fernandez, Marquis Daniels, Glen Davis, and Jermaine O’Neal. That could be the best second unit in ball. I’m giddy just thinking about it. Work your magic one more time, Danny.