Brandon Bass braced for trade talk

Updated: February 19, 2014, 1:03 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

PHOENIX -- Brandon Bass usually is a man of few words. That made his eloquent thoughts on hearing his name in trade speculation all the more impactful as he discussed his uncertain future before the Boston Celtics practiced Tuesday at the US Airways Center.

In his ninth NBA season and third with Boston, Bass acknowledged speculation that he is one of the most likely Celtics to be moved, but said he wouldn't allow the rumors to distract him.

"OK, trades come up, it makes you ...

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