Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/26/13
The Brooklyn Nets announced their upcoming preseason schedule yesterday, which includes two matchups with the Celtics.  Here's the graphic from their website: Obviously the game that stands out is October 23rd in Boston.  As I've discussed before, Pierce and Garnett's first game back is going to be an incredibly emotional experience.  If you're thinking it would be a shame to waste that in the preseason, you're not alone.  Here's what Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix had to say: That's just dumb scheduling. Why waste what should be an electric moment in the return of KG and Pierce on a preseason game? — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMannixSI) July 25, 2013 To which Brooklyn GM Billy King responded: @ChrisMannixSI preseason done a year ago way before the trade. — Billy King (@bkdefend) July 25, 2013 A few hours later Mannix added this: Deal between Nets/Celtics for preseason has done for years, but no one wants ex-C's return to the Garden to come in October — Chris Mannix (@ChrisMann...
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