What's half a season of (and exclusive negotiating rights to) Rajon Rondo worth? The Celtics and Mavericks appear to be in the final stages of figuring that out. Marc Stein has the purported haul:
Draft picks are good, even if they figure to be late in their respective rounds. Brandan Wright is good, even if he'll be a free agent after the season. The Mavs? They should be very, very good.
Per Woj, who says it's nearly a done deal, Rondo won't be just a rental: