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Report: Kevin Garnett could have a post-retirement role with the Brooklyn Nets

Many fans have hoped that former Celtic Kevin Garnett would return to Boston after his retirement to have a coaching role with the C's, most likely to help develop young bigs. However, longtime Nets commentator Ian Eagle feels as though KG will stay on with the Brooklyn Nets post-retirement, but not necessarily as a coach.From The Brooklyn Game: Could Kevin Garnett be with the...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ainge "disciplined" on trade market, not worried about impatience of fan base

The last time Danny Ainge oversaw a rebuild, it took four years. He took over a Celtics team with Paul Pierce, Antoine Walker and not much else in 2003, and began stockpiling assets -- via both the draft and trades -- until he had enough to pull off trades for both Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in 2007.This time, it appears that some media and fans are expecting things to happen a...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtkicks: Jared Sullinger AJ 2012 p.e.

My friend Drew, aka “The kid w/all the kicks“, is back with another exclusive pair of Celtkicks. Since I first met Drew in 2008, he has been fortunate enough to acquire kicks from the likes of Paul Pierce, KG and many other current & former Celtics. Yesterday, he texted me a photo of his latest pick up: a pair of game-used, player edition Air Jordan 2012 Lite from Jared...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can Paul Pierce Offer the Wizards?

By Ron Leyba The Washington Wizards made a big addition this summer. With their starting small forward Trevor Ariza an unrestricted free agent this summer, the Wizards chose to follow another direction and brought in the 36 – year old […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Nets Free Agent Signings

The Brooklyn Nets were one of the league’s worst teams last season.  They will continue to be among the league’s playoff contenders, but they also lost in the playoffs last season, and lost one of their key players in Paul Pierce in the off-season.  They did make some re-signings of their own, and I will grade those here:Andrei KirilenkoGrade: B This wasn’t exactly a signing...
Via TopSportsReport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Free Agency Champions

The Spurs made probably their biggest splash in free agency by keeping Gregg Popovich (via thefumble) Ever since the creation of the modern-day “Big 3″ (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett) each free agency period has become less about finding a player that fits the mission of a particular team and more about finding the best available superstar to pair with your current...
Via Grandstand University
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards unveil new alternate uniforms

The Washington Wizards unveiled new alternate uniforms for the 2014-15 season on Tuesday. “The new jersey will be primarily navy blue with red color-blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on the front while the navy shorts will feature the secondary “Monument” logo.” Summer League MVP Glen Rice Jr in our new 2014-15 alternate unis available for purchase 10/1! http...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Paul Pierce and the Wizards be the team to beat in the East?

Last night the Wizards and Spurs played the most exciting game of summer league yet when Washington beat San Antonio 95-94 in the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas summer league quarterfinals.The game was punctuated when Glen Rice Jr., who had 36 points, sent the game into triple overtime on a corner three.Both Rice and last year's first round pick (number 3 overall) by the Wizards...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal says Paul Pierce brings the arrogance the Wizards need

One of the more interesting free agency signings of this year had to be Paul Pierce leaving the Brooklyn Nets for the Washington Wizards. At this time, Pierce projects to be the starting small forward in Washington and teammate Bradley Beal seems to be incredibly happy that Paul will be a members of the Wiz Kids. Check out the comment that he noted to Kyle Weidie of Truth About It...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal On Paul Pierce: He Has Arrogance Wizards Need

Bradley Beal is super excited to have Paul Pierce as a teammate with the Washington  Wizards.  Beal was in Las Vegas taking in some summer league action when he was asked about the brash veterans addition. Beal didn’t mince any words when he stated that Pierce’s addition was something the Wizards needed. Beal on Pierce: "He has that little cockiness & arrogance that...
Via Thacover2
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal On Paul Pierce: He Has Arrogance Wizards Need

Bradley Beal is super excited to have Paul Pierce as a teammate with the Washington  Wizards.  Beal was in Las Vegas taking in some summer league action when he was asked about the brash veterans addition. Beal didn’t mince any words when he stated that Pierce’s addition was something the Wizards needed. Beal on Pierce: "He has that little cockiness & arrogance that...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kidd has some nice things to say about Paul Pierce going to the Wizards

The much maligned newly anointed head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, Jason Kidd, had some nice things to say about Paul Pierce going to the Washington Wizards according to Wizards correspondent Ben Standig at CSNWashington.com. Kidd, of course, coached Pierce last season in Brooklyn: “Washington got better,” said Kidd on Monday from the Thomas & Mack center on the University...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo turns off free agents considering Celtics?

Rajon Rondo has the ultimate support of Kevin Garnett. Paul Pierce backs him, too. But not everyone gets along with Rondo – and the list is apparently longer than just Ray Allen, whose feud with the Celtics point guard changed the Eastern Conference for years. Replying to Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog, Jeff Goodman of ESPN reveals some illuminating information about how Rondo is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Stuntin’ like their daddies

Otto Porter Jr. and Glen Rice Jr. are tearing it up in the 2014 NBA Summer League for the Washington Wizards. Credit a lot of their success to their genes. After a disappointing rookie season, Otto Porter looks ready to make major improvements. Porter’s father, Otto Porter Sr. was a high school star who holds the school record for rebounds(1,733)at Scott County Central High School...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards acquire DeJuan Blair in sign-and-trade deal

The Washington Wizards have acquired veteran forward DeJuan Blair in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. Wizards staying busy: ESPN sources say Washington and Dallas Mavericks on course to finalize DeJuan Blair sign-and-trade deal later today — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 16, 2014 Blair confirmed the move on Twitter. DC!! ...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The real ‘Truth’ about the Paul Pierce signing

Since John Wall was drafted in 2010, the Washington Wizards have won a total of 116 games out of 328 – a wretched percentage of 0.353%. In contrast, the Paul Pierce-led Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets have won 180 of 328 games, good for a percentage of 0.548%. Yes, there are huge differences but I’ll […] The post The real ‘Truth’ about the Paul Pierce signing appeared...
Via Hoop District
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What does adding Paul Pierce do for the Wizards?

The Washington Wizards were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA last season, and they were able to push the Indiana Pacers to six games in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. They lost Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets, but were able to replace him by signing Paul Pierce away from the Brooklyn Nets. Pierce may not be the same type of player that he as back in Boston, but...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Humphries will join Paul Pierce in Washington, Celtics look for sign-and-trade

I liked Humphries, he was better than I expected, and I wanted him back. But in reality he wasn't apart of the Celtics future, whatever that is really. The Wizards on the other hand have built a sound team, with Bradley Beal a year older, and Wall a year older, along with the re-signing of Gortat. The Wizards are legit with Pierce in the fold as well. The Celtics, if they help...
Via Celtics Today
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries signs with Washington Wizards

Free-agent forward Kris Humphries has agreed to a three-year, $13 million deal with the Washington Wizards, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Boston Celtics are finalizing a sign-and-trade agreement with Washington to fit Humphries’ deal into the salary cap, sources said. The Wizards can send Boston part of the trade exception earned with Houston in a recent...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Kris Humphries Agrees To Join Wizards For Three Years, $13M

It feels really strange to write this, but here goes nothing: The Washington Wizards just keep making solid moves. After years of torturing their fan base with head-scratching moves, the Wizards are on a pretty good streak this offseason. They reportedly agreed to a deal with free-agent big man Kris Humphries on Tuesday, just two days after coming to terms with Paul Pierce. That’s...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cassell, Kidd's Departure Led To Pierce Signing With Wizards

Paul Pierce became an option for the Washington Wizards in free agency following the surprising departure of Jason Kidd, according to sources. The Wizards sent Sam Cassell to meet with Pierce in Las Vegas, as the two were formerly teammates with the Boston Celtics. Cassell is an assistant coach for the Wizards. Marcin Gortat, John Wall and other Wizards sent Pierce texts and also...
Via RealGM
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Joining Wizards Pulls Celtics Star Further Into NBA Reality

He’s not ours anymore. That must have been the thought of many a Boston Celtics fan after beloved former captain Paul Pierce agreed to sign with the Washington Wizards on Sunday. After 15 seasons in Boston and one with the Brooklyn Nets, the 36-year-old Pierce is moving on to his third — and possibly not his last — NBA team. Oh, he still belongs to the Celtics in the hearts...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

With Paul Pierce off to Washington, Kevin Garnett will remain with the Brooklyn Nets

Over the weekend, former Brooklyn Nets small forward Paul Pierce signed a two-year deal with the Washington Wizards. While most people applauded the move the Wizards made, others started to wonder what will it mean for Kevin Garnett. With the season that Garnett just had, most people felt like retirement is knocking on his door. Well according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Garnett...
Via No Guts, No Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sam Cassell Instrumental In Selling Paul Pierce On Wizards

Paul Pierce might not be headed to the Washington Wizards if not for a nudge by a former teammate. Sam Cassell, who played alongside Pierce on the Boston Celtics’ 2008 championship team, was instrumental in convincing Pierce to sign with the Wizards, according to an inside account by The Washington Post of how the signing was orchestrated. Now an assistant in Washington, Cassell...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce inks a deal with the Wizards

  Credit: NBA.com Paul Pierce won’t be returning to Brooklyn next season, but he is staying in the Eastern Conference. Sources have told ESPN.com that Pierce has agreed to a 2 year, $11M deal with the Washington Wizards. This comes after news broke that Trevor Ariza would not be staying with the Wizards after he agreed to a 4 year, $32M deal with the Rockets.  In wake of LeBron...
Via Pass The Pill
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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