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Sources indicate Celtics director of basketball operations Danny Ainge will likely buy out forward Paul Pierce’s $15 million contract for next year ($5 million is guaranteed). If that happens, [Cleveland Cavaliers GM Chris] Grant should be first in line to try to acquire Pierce’s services. However, before anyone gets too giddy, Pierce will likely want to go to a serious contender.
News-Herald (Northern Ohio)
There’s always some random person somewhere that has “sources that indicate” something. I don’t know who Bob Finnan is, or who his sources might be. He could be talking to a few people he knows with the Cavs who say “yeah, I hear they might buy him out”… and there you go… sources are saying something. So I’ll take this with a grain of salt.
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