Pierce, Garnett to Nets as blockbuster finished
NEW YORK — The blockbuster breakup of the Celtics is complete. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett are Brooklyn-bound.
The Nets and Celtics finalized their draft-night trade Friday, a nine-player, three-draft-pick swap centered on the two aging champions who won a title in Boston in 2008.
And with a championship chapter in the Celtics’ storied history closed, it’s the Nets who are thinking big as they head into their second season in Brooklyn.
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