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The Celtics could be headed for a seismic shake-up, and it could be happening very soon.
Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski has a nugget-filled post about the Celtics and their trading prospects with the Thursday trade deadline looming. While he reports a potential deal that would send Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers is dead for now, it could certainly be revitalized. Interestingly, Wojnarowski reports that Chris Paul could play a leading role in getting that deal done by going to Clippers management and pleading for it to get done.
If the Celtics are able to unload Garnett (Wojnarowski seemed to think Garnett would waive his no-trade clause to join the Clippers), it would likely mean the end of the line for Paul Pierce in Boston.
“If the Celtics trade Garnett before the deadline,” Wojnarowski wrote, “they would move Pierce, too, sources said. For the Celtics, the chance to get [Eric] Bledsoe and [DeAndre] Jordan could be a prelude to trying to package Pierce in a possible ...
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NBA players have very stressful lives on and off the court from the physicality to the mental awareness of the game. They need an outlet, a way to bring them back to center. Kevin Garnett, of the Boston Celtics, has found his calm and that’s yoga. Just watch the tenacious Garnett get his downward dog [...]The post Kevin Garnett Does Yoga. Yeah, Yoga. (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Jason Whitney The intense Kevin Garnett is usually the one getting under the opposing team’s skin while on the basketball hardwood. However, last night against the Lakers in Los Angeles, the script was flipped as a crazy fan went berserk screaming Garnett’s first name at least 20 times in one minute.
Although KG kept his composure, it’s hard not to break a smile listening...
Someone really, really wanted Kevin Garnett’s attention at Staples Center last night. In the second quarter of Wednesday night’s game against the Lakers, a persistent fan began yelling, “Kevin…Kevin…Keeevviinnnn…KEVIN!!” He did not respond.
Kevin Garnett always seemed like a “downward dog” guy.
The Celtics center gave a look inside the preparation that makes him amazingly durable at the age of 36 in a series of advertisements for ZICO coconut water. Garnett’s work includes 5:30 a.m. runs on the beach and some calming yoga, which helps keep him from picking up those “dumb fouls” he was susceptible to early...
Kevin Garnett didn’t exactly make the dramatic All-Star game exit many Celtics fans had been hoping for when he cryptically leaked last week that this would be his last appearance in the event. He did take the floor as the starting center for the Eastern Conference, however, fulfilling his due diligence in the lineup and saluting the fans.
The big man does, after all, have a surging...
Chris Paul became the first Los Angeles Clippers player to be named NBA All-Star game MVP, with an impressive scoring 20 points and 15 assists in the West’s 143-138 victory over [...]
Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski brings us up to date on the Celtics and Clippers trade talk:
For now, the Los Angeles Clippers have terminated talks with the Boston Celtics on a Kevin Garnett forEric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
The Celtics have been eager to continue the conversation on the deal, but league sources said the talks will...
Last time these teams met, KG and Pierce's clutch shots helped the C's to a victory.
Though the trade deadline hoopla is the current hot topic of the NBA, there is still games to be played. Tonight the Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets meet in the mile-high city for their second and final meeting this season.
The last time these teams met, they were holding the longest...
Paul Pierce still seems likely to stay put in Boston, but that is not stopping other teams from trying. The Brooklyn Nets, who reportedly were close to acquiring Pierce in a trade last season when the team was in New Jersey, have made another offer for the Celtics captain.
The Nets offered Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks and a first-round draft pick to the Celtics for Pierce, Yahoo...
The Herald’s Mark Murphy offers this update on the Celtics need for a guard:
The Celtics are reportedly on the verge of signing a guard to a 10-day contract — a hedge in case a more desirable player is available in another two weeks — though management was still sifting through possibilities.
Shelvin Mack, the Maine Red Claws point guard, remained with his team on its road...
The Nets have offered Marshon Brooks and Kris Humphries along with a first round pick for Paul Pierce. Celtics politely declined. This according to Wojo.
He has more about the KG to the Clippers rumor in that article as well. Sounds like it'd have to be a domino thing where Pierce gets dealt and then KG waives his no-trade clause and accepts the deal.
That article also...
You knew that the Lakers and their fans would be emotional tonight, and that L.A. would feed off of it, but the Celtics showed little resistance. Call it “tired legs”, second night of a back-to-back, blah blah. Boston just did not play defense tonight. Period. They fall 113-99 on L.A.
As Doc told his troops at halftime, “they’re getting whatever they want..” Couldn’t...
A Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan trade for Kevin Garnett will remain shelved unless Chris Paul pushes the idea with the Clippers' management.
The Nets were pretty happy yesterday, thanks to Joe Johnson
When: 8:00 PM: Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center; Milwaukee, WI
TV: YES Network
As Josh Smith (and even Paul Pierce) trade rumors float around the Nets, they have to bear down and worry about an actual game tonight as they look to build off of last night'...
8 a.m. ET: Everybody is on the clock. The NBA trade deadline arrives Thursday at 3 p.m. ET, marking the last chance this season for teams to add that last pivotal player to put them over the hump — or to dump that extra salary or free-agent-to-be before it is too late.
As usual, the run-up to the deadline has featured no shortage of rumors. Some are intriguing. Some are absurd...