Found July 12, 2013 on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.:
PLAYERS: Paul Pierce
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
 Although most Celtics' fans understand the reasons behind the trade, it doesn't make the reality of it any easier to accept.  After 15 years as the heart and soul of this Celtics team,  Paul Pierce will no longer be the Celtics' Captain.   KG wasn't here as long, but he was a Celtic through and through nonetheless.  I do understand why Danny made the trade,  but it is warring with the part of me that feels that Paul Pierce had earned the right to play out his career as a Celtic.   The trade becomes official today and I am sad.   I would like to add my thanks to those above from the Globe to two Great Celtics! You will always be Celtics in my heart. [Discuss on CG Forums!]
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