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Kevin Garnett dunks on his new coach, Jason Kidd.
ORLANDO- Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd spoke to media for the first time since the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets blockbuster trade became official Friday afternoon prior to the Nets final summer league game at the Amway Center.
The final iteration of the trade sends Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry, and D.J. White to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, Keith Bogans, Kris Joseph, three first-round draft picks (2014, 2016, 2018), and the option to swap first-round draft picks in 2017.
Kidd said he hasn’t spoken to Kevin Garnett since draft day, when he tried to convince his draft classmate to waive his no-trade clause so the deal could go through.
“My pitch was, you have an opportunity to win a championship again,” Kidd said. “Being able to, not just win a championship, but being able to teach these guys what it takes to win. (Robin) Lopez, (Andray) Blatche, DWill, Joe (Johnson),...
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Photo courtesy of CelticsLife.com BROOKLYN, N.Y.—According to a report from CelticsLife.com, Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett will wear No. 2 instead of the No. 5 he wore with the Boston Celtics or the No. 21 he donned for the Minnesota Timberwolves. This is according to Tim Bontemps, the Brooklyn Nets beat writer for the New York Post who made this announcement via Twitter...
The trade is finally official today. Classy move by the organization, I'd expect nothing less.
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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
Jason Kidd helped convince Kevin Garnett to waive his no-trade clause with the Boston Celtics.
“He’s a man of few words, but when he does say something, everyone listens,” Kidd said of Garnett. “My thing, my pitch was to have an opportunity to win a championship again and being able to not just win a championship, but teach these guys what it takes to win.”
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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.
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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...
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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...
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Celtics thank Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in today’s Boston Globe.
This is pretty great.
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...
Boston Celtics: Grading the KG/ Pierce to Brooklyn Trade
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