Found June 26, 2013 on NESN.com:
The Nets may not have gotten far when it came to Doc Rivers taking over their bench, but that won’t keep them from trying for the next best thing from the Celtics. The New York Daily News reports that Nets general manager Billy King has asked the Celtics about acquiring Kevin Garnett. While Garnett has a no-trade clause that he has previously said he would not waive, Rivers’ departure from Boston could change his mind, especially with the Celtics quickly moving toward rebuilding mode. The Nets were the first team to ask for permission to speak to Rivers. They asked to talk to the coach before it was even suspected that he would leave the Celtics for another team, but president of basketball operations Danny Ainge turned them down. Now, the Nets are doing their due diligence and trying to see whether the 37-year-old Garnett would be interested in playing alongside Deron Williams and Joe Johnson in Brooklyn, according to the report. While a move would be difficult — Garnett has two ye...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Report: Celtics and Nets discussing trade for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett

From Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski: Boston and Brooklyn discussing a blockbuster deal that would send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Nets, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 27, 2013 Possible Nets package includes expiring deal of Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Tomike Shenglia and three first-round picks, sources tell Y! — Adrian...

Report: Nets pursuing deal for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett

Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are the focal points of trade talks between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. According to the report, no deal is imminent but Woj says sources tell him the Nets are offering Gerald Wallace, Tomike Shengelia, Kris Humphries' expiring contract and three future first-round picks...

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce Nets-Celtics Trade Analysis

A breakdown of the Nets-Celtics trade that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn.

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...

Report: Nets-Celtics Trade Centered Around Garnett, Pierce Has Reached ‘Ownership Level’

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Nets and Celtics are in advanced talks about a blockbuster deal that would send veterans, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn. The deal has reached ownership level and according to ESPN’s Marc Stein, has been presented to Garnett to waive his no-trade clause. The Brooklyn Nets are in advanced talks with the Boston Celtics to...

Nets interested in Garnett, Pierce?

The Brooklyn Nets have formally expressed interest in acquiring Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce from the Boston Celtics. The possible package from New Jersey would include Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Tomike Shenglia, and three first-round picks according to Yahoo! Sports. Under his current contract, Kevin Garnett would have to waive his no-trade clause from the Celtics before he...

Report: Celtics want 1st Round Pick for Paul Pierce

We reported the news that the Boston Celtics reportedly got offered 2 second round pick for Paul Pierce but apparently that will not com close to being enough. The Celtics appear to be in full rebuild mode after parting ways with head coach Doc Rivers and if you ask ESPN’s Marc Stein, they want another [...]

Report: Kevin Garnett Agrees To Waive No-Trade Clause And Be Traded To Brooklyn Nets With Pierce & Terry

Kevin Garnett has reportedly agreed to waive his no-trade clause and as a result, the Nets and Celtics have reportedly finalized a verbal agreement on a blockbuster trade. According to Adrian Wojnarowsi of Yahoo! Sports, Boston will send KG, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for three first-round picks (2014, ’16 and ’18) along with Kris Humphries,...

Cavaliers, Celtics Discuss Paul Pierce Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have held discussions about a trade involving Paul Pierce. The Cavaliers have offered multiple second round picks in exchange for Pierce. Talks are in the preliminary stage and sources say interest in Pierce has picked up. Pierce is owed $15.3 million next season, the final season of his contract. The Celtics can buy him out before June 30 for $5 million.

Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce traded to Brooklyn Nets for Kris Humphries, others

The Boston Celtics have officially blown things up. Earlier this week, they released head coach Doc Rivers from his contract and allowed him to sign with the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for a first-round draft pick. On Thursday, Boston agreed to a deal that will send Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to [...]

Reports: Celtics Want First Round Pick For Paul Pierce

The Celtics have now started their rebuilding phase and there are sure to be a ton of rumors and stories coming out of Boston until the next regular season starts. Reports suggest that Boston may pick up the $15 million option veteran forward Paul Pierce, but according ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Celtics want a first round pick in exchange for trading Pierce. The Celtics do remain...

Cavaliers trying to acquire Paul Pierce

Could Paul Pierce be playing alongside Kyrie Irving next year? The Cleveland Cavaliers must think they are a piece away from contending because reports are surfacing of a potential trade that would bring Paul Pierce to Cleveland in exchange for multiple second round draft picks. A veteran presence like Paul Pierce could be exactly what a young Cleveland team needs in order to make...

2013 NBA Draft: Boston Celtics Links

Paul Pierce shakes hands with David Stern after being selected by the Celtics with 10th pick in 1998 NBA Draft.The 2013 NBA Draft begins Thursday night at 7 EST on ESPN. Here at CelticsTown, we’ll be live-tweeting the draft and we’ll have a live chat/open thread for you to follow along and chat with us during the draft.The Boston Celtics currently hold the 16th overall pick,...

Your Morning Dump… Where I’m still trying to wrap my head around the big trade

(Image courtesy: Bleacher Report) Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In return, the Celtics will acquire valuable draft picks and millions of dollars in payroll flexibility to begin their rebuilding process. Earlier in the week, Ainge acquired the Los...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.