Pierce, Garnett to Nets as blockbuster finished
NEW YORK -- Feeling he was close to a deal for Paul Pierce, a thought crossed Billy King's mind.
"I asked, `What about KG?"" the Nets general manager said.
Yes, Brooklyn is also getting Kevin Garnett -- and a real shot at contending for a championship.
"I would say ending today it's a good day for the organization," King said Friday on a conference call.
And it's the close of a championship chapter in the Celtics' storied history.
Boston's blockbuster breakup is ...
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