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Today was the day that it all became real. Those pictures of Garnett and Pierce jerseys weren’t Photoshopped.  It wasn’t an elaborate promo for TBS’s “Deal With It.” Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn Nets.  (Oh, and Jason Terry too). Kevin Garnett has been here before.  His departure from Minnesota seems to have been ages ago.  This whole “change of address” thing is just something he’s got to do one more time before he disappears in Malibu somewhere. But Pierce… this is all new. “Well, you know, is tough” were the first words uttered to the media by Paul Pierce as an official Brooklyn Net.  For much of the rest of the way, he seemed ill at ease with what was really happening. “It’s all starting to sink in as we speak,” he said with a forlorn face.  ”I’m no longer a Boston Celtic, I’m a Brooklyn Net.” We heard immediately after the Celtics 2012-13 season ended that Pierce’s camp was preparing for the end of his time in Boston.  But the months that have pas
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