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Garnett or Gasol: Which was the better trade?

With all the hype surrounding this year’s NBA Finals, there is the inevitable talk of the trades both the Celtics and the Lakers made earlier in the season. The biggest trade the Celtics made was for Kevin Garnett, not to mention Ray Allen as well. The Lakers, on the other hand, traded for Pau Gasol. The question is, which trade was better for which team? It’s an interesting question with a lot of perspectives. I took a quick look at the statistics, and based on points alone, it looks like both trades were equally beneficial to each team. Continue reading



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