Here's part three of the Danny Ainge
conference call. just a couple of notes--part way through, they
announce last question, but more were sent in online and Danny had some
time, so they kept going. Also, the final question in this
section had a long answer from Danny, which is why there's only five
questions answered in just over 11 minutes here.
The questions for this part are:
1: Wil the mid-level exception be used this summer, and on which
position would you want to target that?
2: Will you use our two draft picks this Summer, or move the picks
before the trade deadline as part of a larger package; and if you DO
plan on using them, how deep is this draft and has anyone caught your
3: How have the players responded to Obie's departure, and what have
you seen of them; and have you personally had a chance to meet with the
4: Talk about Marcus Banks - is he the "Point Guard of the future"?
5: Speak of Paul Pierce's performance this season--how do you offset
the ever-increasing pressure on him offensively?
(this is where Danny waxes philosophical for an extended bit)
Here's what Trader Danny had to say: