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Ainge discusses Robinson, other deals

Updated: February 20, 2010, 8:16 AM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said on WEEI Friday the team pursued deals to acquire big-name players including Kevin Martin from Sacramento, Amare Stoudemire from Phoenix and Caron Butler from Washington before landing Nate Robinson from the Knicks.

"We did talk about getting Stoudemire," Ainge said. "I got a sense [Phoenix wasn't] getting the things they wanted. I think they would have moved him, but I think they like Amare. He's a terrific player and they didn't ...

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