Boston Celtics Trade Kendrick Perkins: Five Reasons Why the Move Helps the C's

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Boston Celtics Trade Kendrick Perkins: Five Reasons Why the Move Helps the C's
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With the trade deadline moving into its final hours, the Boston Celtics and President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge were moving quickly to get deals done.

In the end, two deals were made with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Oklahoma City Thunder that would shock Celtics Nation.

Starting center Kendrick Perkins—a starter on the Championship team of 2008 with the C's—was the name that spoke the loudest of the four players dealt Thursday afternoon. Perkins was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder early this afternoon.

Despite the displeased Celtics fans after today's events, join myself and B/R in going through the five reasons why Celtics fans shouldn't worry, as the moves today were beneficial for the Celtics—for both now and the future.

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