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The trade deadline has long since passed, and the Celtics are about to embark on their 6th consecutive playoff run. You would think that the team could concentrate on that—rather than yet another round of trade rumors—but you'd be wrong. Of course now the rumors have shifted from the trade deadline, to the summer. But the names remain the same—mainly future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. Yahoo! Sports NBA columnist Marc Spears talked about the potential for a Paul Pierce deal, and thinks that a certain team from Pierce's hometown with a gaping hole at the small forward position could come calling this summer. Keep in mind, Pierce has one more year left on his deal. Pierce is still a valuable player, still a dynamic player. Keep an eye on a team like the Clippers. Not so much even for Garnett, but for Pierce, because if the Clippers stumble in the first or second round, I think that small forward position is something that they could use. They need maybe ...
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