NBA Trade Rumors: Celtic and Nets Working on Blockbuster Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Deal

By: 06.27.13

Paul Pierce

Well that escalated quickly. What started yesterday as Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King making some calls about Kevin Garnett‘s interest/availability, has erupted into a full-blown “Please take all of our high-priced vets so we can rebuild” push from the Boston Celtics.

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Two hours ago Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the two sides were talking about a KG/Paul Pierce deal that “that would include Gerald Wallace, Tomike Shengelia, the expiring deal of Kris Humphries and three future first-round picks.”

Since then, the scope of the deal got even larger. check out Woj’s tweets:

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The Celtics really are apparently trying to jettison every vet not named “Rajon.”

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