Found June 24, 2013 on Celtics Life:
In the NBA vernacular, this is known as a "Woj bomb". Or a nugget of information that for many writers would be a major scoop, but for Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, who breaks nearly every major NBA story, is just worthy of a sentence or two in paragraph six. Tonight, while discussing Doc Rivers joining the Clippers, Woj discussed how the deal impacted both Chris Paul and Kevin Garnett. Here's what he had to say about KG, and his future. Garnett has two years, $24.4 million left on his Celtics deal, but there's a growing belief that he'll play one more season before retiring and joining his old coach, Flip Saunders, with a ceremonial role in Minnesota Timberwolves ownership, league sources told Y! Sports. "The opportunity will be there for him," one source said, "but there's nothing decided yet." I know that KG is (by FAR) the greatest player in Timberwolves history, and I know that his loyalty is so vast that it cannot be measu...

Wolves Likely To Pursue Garnett For Post-Playing Career Role

The Minnesota Timberwolves are expected to pursue Kevin Garnett for a ceremonial role in their ownership when he retires from the NBA, according to sources. Garnett has two seasons remaining on his contract with the Boston Celtics, but may play just one more season before reuniting with Flip Saunders. "The opportunity will be there for him," one source said, "but there...

Brooklyn Nets inquire about Kevin Garnett

According to the New York Daily News, Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King reached out to the Celtics about trying to acquire Kevin Garnett: Multiple sources told the Daily News that the Nets GM inquired about Kevin Garnett’s desire to join Deron Williams in Brooklyn, but King didn't get an answer while uncertainty surrounds the Celtics. Garnett, 37, has a no-trade clause in his...

League Won’t Approve Garnett Trade

The big holdup with the Celtics and Clippers the past week has been the NBA’s refusal to allow a coach and a player to be traded in the same deal. The teams finally bit the bullet and took Garnett off the table, settling on starting with Doc Rivers. Now however, sources believe that the NBA won’t instantly develop amnesia and will veto any deal involving Kevin Garnett to the...

NBA would likely veto Garnett/Clippers trade

    Sources are saying that the NBA would view any trade between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers involving Kevin Garnett as a violation of the collective bargaining agreement. This is because Garnett was reportedly in discussions involving coach Doc Rivers , and it is against the CBA to include a coach in [...]

NBA Would See Separate Garnett To Clippers Trade As Violation

With the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics agreeing to a deal involving Doc Rivers, the odds of Kevin Garnett being moved have decreased. The NBA would see a separate trade involving Garnett as connected to the Rivers' deal and a violation of the collective bargaining agreement. The Clippers and Celtics previously held talks simultaneously with Rivers and Garnett going...

Report: NBA Won’t Approve Trade Involving Kevin Garnett To The Clippers

The Clippers finally get their coach after a ton of back and forth.  The Clippers agreed to send a 2015 1st round pick to the Celtics as compensation for hiring Doc Rivers. Rivers then agreed to a three-year $21 million deal, subject to the NBA’s approval.  Jackie MacMullan of is reporting that any deal between the Celtics and Clippers for Kevin Garnett would not be...

Report: NBA Will Approve Doc Rivers Deal But Not Future Trade Between Celtics, Clippers for Kevin Garnett

As you may have heard, it sounds like the week-long drama between the Celtics and Clippers has finally come to an end.  Doc Rivers will be sent to L.A. in exchange for a 2015 first-round draft pick. But the deal is still subject to league approval, which became an issue earlier this week when it was reported that the NBA wouldn’t accept a deal between the two teams that included...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 6/23

Herald   Celts slam brakes on any Kevin Garnett dealFilling the Celtics’ draft needs; Shooting guards Filling the Celtics’ draft needs: Power forwardsSource: Kevin Garnett may stay in Boston; deal for Jordan dead Globe Doc Rivers’s future still unclear after drama-filled weekCeltics Green  Upcoming Pre-draft Workouts Celtics Summer Cooler with Adrian Wojnarowski on WEEICelticsBlog  ...

Doc Rivers trade complicates Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce going to Clippers

Doc Rivers was officially traded from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for an unprotected first-round pick in 2015. When the trade between the teams was first discussed, it was believed that Kevin Garnett would be a part of the deal. However, the NBA nixed that, saying that the league’s collective [...]

Report: League will not allow any other potential Celtics-Clippers transactions this offseason

From CBS Sports Ken Berger: The NBA will not approve any subsequent exchange of players between the Clippers and Celtics this summer, and the teams understand that. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) June 23, 2013 And from ESPN's Marc Stein: To reiterate: All indications are NBA WILL approve LAC deal for Doc Rivers. But all indications also are any KG-to-Clips trade gets blocked ...

The Doc is Out, Rivers On His Way to Los Angeles

Both Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers fans can all exhale now. Over the course of the past week and a half the two squads had been trying to come up with a deal that would send Glen "Doc" Rivers to the Clippers in exchange for the appropriate compensation. The talks were on, then they were off, then they were on again, and then they were off again. What started as...
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