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ESPN INSIDER TRADE PROPOSAL - HELL YES PLEASE!!!!!!!! Ray Allen and Trevor Ariza to the Clippers;...

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ESPN INSIDER TRADE PROPOSAL - HELL YES PLEASE!!!!!!!! Ray Allen and Trevor Ariza to the Clippers; Chris Kaman, Eric Bledsoe, and Bobby Simmons to Boston; Chris Wilcox, Randy Foye, Ryan Gomes, Brian Cook, and Trey Thompkins to New Orleans While we're breaking up the Celtics, here's another good one to ponder -- either in conjunction with the deal above or on its own. The Clippers certainly become rather potent in the wake of this trade; by agreeing to swallow Ariza's contract from the Hornets and part with the promising Bledsoe, they get a deadly wing shooter in Allen to replace the injured Billups. Additionally, Ariza gives them the wing defender they've sorely needed all season. For New Orleans, this is a straight salary dump of Ariza, with Kaman the lure. The Hornets would have to pay Gomes one more year, but otherwise get four expiring contracts. New Orleans also would have to waive Solomon Jones and Lance Thomas to make this deal work; let's just say I don't see that as a show-stopper. As for the Celtics, they get a promising guard in Bledsoe and the Bird rights to a big low-post center, Kaman. That actually has value for the C's, who unlike New Orleans actually have a prayer of re-signing Kaman. They do take on $2.6 million in luxury tax in this deal, but if they don't do the one above, they can eliminate that expense by sending O'Neal to the Hornets instead of Wilcox.

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