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More Cowbell: NBA trades

Antoine back to the C's? C-Webb back in the East? Bill Simmons has a few thoughts on the NBA trades.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:30 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

Quick thoughts on the NBA trades this week ...

ANTOINE TO THE CELTS Here's my question: Why not? What did they have to lose? This was a .500 team that seemed to be getting worse by the week. After Philly fleeced Sacramento for Webber, there was about a 100-percent chance that the Sixers were taking the Atlantic. So why not roll the dice? Keep in mind the following things:

1. They gave up three expiring contracts and a lottery-protected first-rounder -- in other words, ...

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