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The Nets have assembled a roster full of big names and expensive contracts. Now it’s up to the players to make it all work.
That was the message repeated over and over again by Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry — the trio of veteran Celtics acquired in the blockbuster trade that was agreed to last month — during yesterday’s press conference at Barclays Center to introduce them to their new home and fans.
“You see the talent that’s already here, and you see us coming into it, and now it’s about how well we gel, understanding one another and understanding each other’s games,” Garnett said. “I felt like the difference in the years we spent in Boston when we won was just how we dealt with each other, and how we communicated with each other.
“That sounds like little things, but it’s the little things that make up nights when you’re down and you come back and you make a run. ... You have to communicate, you have to understand each other and it’s abo...
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For Paul Pierce, being a Celtic was the NBA equivalent of his first love. He will never forget the feelings he had, and he feels a tinge of regret saying goodbye.
Pierce wore his emotions on his sleeve during his introductory news conference with the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday, expressing excitement for the coming season while exhibiting obvious disappointment over leaving the only...
Paul Pierce, the former longtime Celtic, has moved on from the team in green and white to the team in black and white.
The newest Brooklyn Net throughout Monday’s press conference did not look to pleasant on being traded, but as the display went on and it finally hit him that he will not be a Celtic, things started to make sense.
“It hasn’t really sunk in,” Pierce said. “I...
“I’m no longer a Boston Celtic. I’m a Brooklyn Net.”
Those were the words of Paul Pierce on Thursday as the former Celtics star was introduced as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. Pierce, along with Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry, were introduced to the media and Nets fans Thursday at a news conference at Barclays Center, and it was an odd sight to say the least.
Former Celtics veterans Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry were introduced as the newest members of the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center today. The three vets were traded to the Nets in a massive blockbuster deal on the night of the 2013 NBA Draft last month.
During the press conference, Pierce and Garnett talked about their desire to win another championship before they...
It’s been less than 24 hours since Jason Terry has been formally introduced as a Brooklyn Net, but that’s not stopping “The Jet” from already making some bold guarantees.
Yesterday while talking to Ryan Ruocco of ESPN New York 98.7 FM, Terry made some brash predictions, saying Deron Williams will be next seasons’ MVP.
“I’m saying Deron Williams for MVP, with the...
Here's part 2 of ESPN's interview with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. They discuss Rondo, when they knew it was over in Boston, and their favorite memories.
Watch Part 1 here.
Related: Pierce and Garnett talk about their "Brother" Rondo and the challenges ahead for the Celtics
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”...
Kevin Garnett weighed all of his options during the offseason, including retiring from the game he loves.
In recent years, contemplating his future has been a regular part of his summer routine. This year, there was the added factor of trade rumors that initially had him going to the Clippers and eventually landed him in Brooklyn, along with Paul Pierce and Jason Terry.
Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry were officially introduced as members of the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on Thursday. Both Pierce and KG expressed feelings of sadness to leave Boston, but were excited for a chance to compete for a championship in Brooklyn. Paul Pierce also described his emotions thinking about returning to play at the TD Garden as a visitor...
The Celtics are now Rajon Rondo's team. The transition began over the past two seasons, but now with Doc Rivers in LA, and Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn — the reigns have officially been given to the Celtics point guard.
For the past six seasons, Rondo has been little brother to Pierce, KG, and once upon a time, Ray Allen. Now a rehabbing Rondo finds himself as...
The Boston Herald caught up with the forgotten member of the Celtics trio heading to Brooklyn, Jason Terry, and he had some fantastic quotes on Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett and their mindset about the deal. From Mark Murphy's article (link).
Terry on Pierce and KG's attitude towards the trade.
“I know they were both disappointed that it had to end this way for them...
Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in June as part of a surprising multi-player deal. The three players are expected to solidify an already strong roster and potentially lead Brooklyn to a title run. The trade was jarring because not many expected to see happen Pierce and KG [...]
Jason Terry started drinking the Kool-Aid the moment he signed with the Boston Celtics, and it appears he is going to do the same with the Brooklyn Nets. The 35-year-old sharpshooter got a Celtics championship tattoo before he played a single game in green. Now that he has been traded to the Nets, he’s already [...]
Kevin Garnett said last year that Jeff Green has a chance to be one of the greatest players in NBA history. The Celtics are about to test Garnett’s theory, big time.
Green, who spent much of last season as the fourth offensive option behind Paul Pierce, Garnett and Rajon Rondo, respectively, will start next season without at least two and perhaps all three of those players. Pierce...
Another busy week in the Celtics world. Both the Nets and Celtics introduced their players acquired in the blockbuster trade that sent Pierce and Garnett to New Jersey officially last week. There was Kris Humphries' "bad" attitude, Paul Pierce's touching send off and, of course, an update on what Charles Claxton is up to. We've got it all covered. Check out...