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06/27/2013 06:42 pm ET

Nets Near Trade For Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce - Yahoo! Sports

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The Brooklyn Nets are finalizing a trade with the Boston Celtics to acquire future Hall of Famers Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

The Nets have discussed a possible deal to land Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. (USA Today Sports)
The deal is pending Garnett waiving his no-trade clause. The Celtics believe that sending Garnett with Pierce to a contender in a big market could convince Garnett to waive the no-trade clause, sources said.

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