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Celtics to trade Garnett, Pierce to Nets

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BOSTON (AP) — The names that Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge didn’t mention said all anyone needed to know about how he views the team’s future.

After trading up three spots to get Gonzaga 7-footer Kelly Olynyk in the NBA draft on Thursday night, Ainge described him as a complementary player who will fit in well with Rajon Rondo, Avery Johnson and Jeff Green.

No mention of the team’s biggest stars, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.

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