Found January 26, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
So it’s premature, to me, to throw Pierce’s name up there with Rudy Gay and Pau Gasol on the list of high-profile names available this trade season, even though we’ve heard more than one rival team speculate — given that the Celtics and Grizzlies, sources say, have indeed held some exploratory trade talks since Gay hit the market — that a three-way deal where Pierce lands in Memphis, Gasol goes to Boston and Gay joins the Lakers makes “some sense.”
Pierce’s $15.3 million salary next season is guaranteed for only $5 million, so his contract is highly tradable, but instinct tells me that Ainge’s fondness for him and Pierce’s stature within the franchise and in the city make it a serious long shot that we’ll see him dealt during the next 27 days.
via Marc Stein, ESPN
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