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This is from a few minutes ago, via the Celtics.
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have traded forward Paul Pierce, forward/center Kevin Garnett, guard Jason Terry and forward D.J. White to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for forwards Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries, guard/forward Keith Bogans, guard MarShon Brooks, forward Kris Joseph, three future first round draft picks and the option to swap first round picks during the 2017 draft.
“We would like to thank Paul, Kevin, and Jason for everything that they have done for this franchise. We would not have won Banner 17 without Paul and Kevin and they will go down amongst the all-time great players to have ever worn a Celtics uniform,” said Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. “At the same time we are excited to welcome Gerald, Kris, Keith, MarShon and Kris to the Celtics family. They bring a wealth of talent, experience, depth, and flexibility to our team.”
“Paul and Kevin exemplified everything it me...
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They say nothing good ever comes easy. That you always enjoy victory that much more after you've tasted the pain of defeat. That it's always more gratifying to reach the mountain top when you've failed many times before.
This is true whether you're playing high school, college, or professional sports. Hell, it's true of life in general. Those who have never...
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...
The Boston Celtics took out a full-page ad Friday in the Boston Globe to thank Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett after the blockbuster trade with the Brooklyn Nets was finalized. The ad showed photos of Garnett lifting the
The trade is finally official today. Classy move by the organization, I'd expect nothing less.
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Yesterday, while attending Boston's summer league victory, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee sat down to speak about Paul Pierce's and Kevin Garnett's legacies. Here's what they had to say.
Lee on wishing Pierce had retired a Celtic:
“As a player and as a fan watching him growing up, you kind of wish that he did. But it’s a business. The only thing I can say is it’s...
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce have done what many superstars leaving a team now do--they have taken out a full page ad in the local paper to say thanks to the city and the fans for the years of support. It's a move that is almost expected from superstars nowadays as often as it happens, but it still doesn't stop it from being cool every time it does.
Boston Celtics: Grading the KG/ Pierce to Brooklyn Trade
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As we all know, Boston has entered the rebuilding process once again. One thing about this summer’s process, is that the Celtics have more pieces to build around, such as Jeff Green, Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger.
The year all Boston fans have dreaded, has finally come, as Ainge had...
July 12 marks an important date for the Boston Celtics’ and Brooklyn Nets’ history as Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett move on from a tremendous era and say hello to a new beginning.
The Celtics, one of the most storied franchises in all sports, upped their loyalty and respect to their players. Their latest gesture includes a full-page ad in the Boston Globe.
Hours later, when...
Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce helped the Boston Celtics win a NBA championship, but it was time to move on. The Celtics traded both players to the Brooklyn Nets. The Celtics are in major rebuilding mode at the moment.
The pair help win a NBA Championship for the Celtics. The Celtics showed why they are one of the best franchises in all of Pro Sports and took an AD in the Boston...
Celtics thank Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in today’s Boston Globe.
This is pretty great.
They’re welcome T…
Here’s the Boston Globe ad in which the Celtics thanked Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. “Thank you for your heart, for your passion, for your sacrifice, for playing through the pain, for bleeding green, for honoring tradition, for an amazing ride, for restoring Celtic pride for Banner 17.” The Celtics also shared the message via Twitter, which for some...
Boston Celtics new head coach Brad Stevens spent time with Rajon Rondo at the All-Star point guard’s summer camp Thursday and said Rondo was, “really, really intelligent, really, really insightful.” Stevens joined Dennis & Callahan of WEEI (93.7 FM) on Friday morning and said he met up with Rondo in Louisville, KY. “I just enjoyed spending
The blockbuster breakup of the Celtics is complete. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn bound.
The Nets and Celtics finalized their draft-night trade Friday, a nine-player, three-draft pick swap centered on the two aging champions who won a title in Boston in 2008.
And with a championship chapter in the Celtics' storied history closed, it's the Nets who are thinking...
The deal that the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets agreed to during last month’s NBA Draft has become official today with the opening of the NBA offseason trade window.
The deal sends Celtics veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to Brooklyn and signals a definite start to the C’s rebuilding period.
Here’s a full breakdown of the deal: