Found February 22, 2013 on Celtics Life:
When the Celtics take the floor tonight in Phoenix, Paul Pierce will be announced as their starting small forward, much like he has nearly every game for the past 15 seasons. However, if Fred Kerber of the New York Post is to be believed, Danny Ainge called the Nets yesterday and made them an offer for Pierce, only to be rebuffed. Source sed #Celtics called #BrooklynNets re PPierce & asked 4 lots: MBrooks, MTeletovic, KHumphries & two future 1st rounders — Fred Kerber (@FredKerber) February 22, 2013 As the deadline approached, I was steadfast in saying that the Celtics should test the waters for both Pierce and Kevin Garnett (as well as everyone else on the roster), trading them only if a very strong deal came along. For example, I thought that a Garnett for Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan deal was precisely the type of deal the C's should explore, as it would add two young pieces to build around. However, if Ainge really did make this offer to Brooklyn for Pierce -...
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