Found October 23, 2013 on Red's Army:
  None of the guys on this new Sports Illustrated cover will be playing when the Celtics wrap up their regular season tonight.  Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will be around town, but they won’t be at The Garden At the event, Pierce talked with Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News and confirmed that he will not be playing in Wednesday night’s preseason game against theBoston Celtics – neither will Kevin Garnett –  but he did say he will be making the trip to Boston to “enjoy” some of his “favorite restaurants.” He then said he will not attend the game. We knew they wouldn’t be there, but now we know they’ll be in the city.  I wouldn’t be shocked to see them show up at the World Series game. I know we all have a little bit of a Nets obsession right now (and maybe, for some people, the whole season), but Danny Ainge says everyone involved is moving on. “I think that we’re already there,” Celtics president Danny Ainge said on the phone this week. “I think they’re there
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