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How Danny Ainge Used Former Nets GM’s Personality Against Him In Mega Trade

June 18th, 2017 at 9:18 PM
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One of the best trade methods in any sport, including the NBA, is to find the worst general managers and try to take advantage of them.

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge did just that in 2013 when he pulled off one of the best â?? or worst, depending on which team you support â?? trades in league history.

How did Ainge use former Nets generl manager Billy King’s personaliy against him? Stefan Bondy explains in a lengthy feature on the historic trade for the New York Daily News.

“Billy’s literally like an addicted gambler when he’s close to doing those trades,”  an opposing executive said, per Bondy. “He’ll do anything when …

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