Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 6/27/13
BOSTON – The Big Three era is over, as Kevin Garnett has agreed to waive his no-trade clause and join Paul Pierce and Jason Terry on the Brooklyn Nets, according to CSNNE’s A. Sherrod Blakely. The Nets will trade the Celtics first-round draft picks in 2014, 2016 and 2018 as well as Gerald Wallace, Tornike Shengelia and Kris Humphries. The Nets will additionally send Reggie Evans and Keith Bogans as part of the complex deal. Paul Pierce will leaves the Celtics after playing the first 15 years of his career in Boston, while Garnett played six years in green. Danny Ainge would not comment on the talks just minutes before ithe story was broken by Blakely. Wallace has three years/$30 million left on his contract and had the worst season of his career last year, but Humphries is in the last year of his deal and can be a valuable trade asset at the deadline. The trade will reduce the Celtics payroll by roughly $20 million for the 2013-2014 season, putting them around $53-55 million. This s...
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