Found August 17, 2013 on RealGM:
Kevin Garnett might not play in back-to-back games next season as the Brooklyn Nets make a concerted effort to keep the veteran forward fresh for the final stretch of the year. “We’ve talked about it that there’s going to be (minutes restrictions). When you look at KG, probably no back-to-backs for him,” Jason Kidd said. “Those are just topics we’re talking about, throwing around to keep these guy’s minutes down because we are deep. …You want to be fresh going into the playoffs.” Garnett is the oldest starter on a lineup with an average age of 31.6. Garnett has not played more than 71 games since joining the Celtics in 2007-08.

Jason Kidd says “Probably No Back-To-Back Games” for Kevin Garnett

  The Nets already had talent in Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez last season, but now they’re stacked after adding Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Expectations are through the roof for first year head coach Jason Kidd’s ball club. In order to live up to those expectations, Kidd’s veteran team must remain healthy. Paul Pierce is 35 and Kevin Garnett is 37. Reducing...

Deron Williams plays trampoline dodgeball with kids (Video)

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams posted a video of himself playing dodgeball in a trampoline playground complex, and it looks like he was having a ball. Williams was warming up for his upcoming "Dodge Barrage" fundraiser, a round-robin style celebrity dodgeball tournament, on September 19th at the Basketball City complex in NYC. Proceeds from the event will benefit...

Paul Pierce and his baby son chill by the pool

Think you had a good weekend? Check out Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce and his baby son Prince chilling by the pool: Me and Prince chillin at the pool — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) August 17, 2013 Man, Prince is chillin’ so hard in the picture… *** Paul Pierce chilling with his baby son [Deadspin] Paul Pierce image courtesy of Getty Images

Jason Kidd Says Unlikely For Kevin Garnett To Play In Back-To-Backs This Season

The Nets have 20 back-to-back games scheduled for 2013-14, and head coach Jason Kidd says Kevin Garnett, 37, is unlikely to play in them. According to Stefan Bondy of the NY Daily News: Jason Kidd said Kevin Garnett probably won’t play in any back-to-backs. Kidd says he’s had discussions with Garnett about this.

Paul Pierce teaches you how to speak “Boston”

Although Paul Pierce will be playing his basketball this year with the Brooklyn Nets, the former Celtics forward knows a thing or two about the city of Boston. Recently, the fine folks over at Dish Network decided to put together a series of viral videos which shows famous athletes teaching people how to speak like people living in Boston. Below is Pierce’s full video clip:

Raymond Felton Says Paul Pierce ‘Talking Junk’ Will Boost Knicks, Nets Rivalry

The Knicks and Brooklyn Nets are separated by 6 miles in existence, but separated by decades of success, when it comes to their rivalry. The new aged rivalry has ratcheted up a bit after the Nets traded for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Knicks point guard Raymond Felton is aware of the Nets new-found swag, and told SLAM that “Pierce’s talking junk, will only boost the rivalry...

New York Knicks: Pierce continues to spit fire on Knicks-Nets rivalry

Paul Pierce (Photo credit: New Brooklyn Nets star Paul Pierce has turned up more heat between him and his crosstown rivals, The New York Knicks. During both interviews last week with Complex and Life and Times Magazines, he declared that he’s here to call what many know as a Knicks town, ‘Nets Village’. “(I hate the Knicks) with a passion,” Pierce told Complex...

Your Morning Dump… Where Paul Pierce has faith in Rondo leading the C’s

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. Paul Pierce, who has general manager aspirations and also deep ties to the Celtics, said he understood why the club dealt him to the Brooklyn Nets. Playing with a new organization has forced Pierce to adjust quickly...

Mike Woodson unsure of Knicks' starting lineup

All the talk this offseason has been about the Nets' starting five with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett being traded from Boston and joining Brook Lopez Joe Johnson and Deron Williams under new coach Jason Kidd. But Knicks coach Mike Woodson isn't sure what his starting five will look like heading into the season. Woodson was asked about his lineup during an appearance at...

Jason Kidd learned from Popovich

Jason Kidd and the Nets should probably start paying into the kitty for when the NBA decides to fine them this season. Taking a page from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, who was penalized by commissioner David Stern last season for resting players like Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili, Kidd told reporters that Kevin Garnett "probably" will not play in back-to-back sets for the...

Report: Celtics need an assistant coach Rajon Rondo “can relate to”

With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett departed from the Boston Celtics, the biggest question for the franchise is undoubtedly this: can Rajon Rondo be the leader of a team? Without veterans around to keep the locker room at bay, and a new head coach in Brad Stevens that is approximately 12 years old (okay, okay…he’s 36, but still.), Rondo will be looked upon to be a leader. Gary...
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