Brooklyn Trade Finalized – Pierce, Garnett and Terry are "ALL IN"

Updated: July 12, 2013

The NBA summer blockbuster trade is now FINALIZED: Paul PierceKevin Garnett and Jason Terry are now Brooklyn Nets.

Nets General Manager Billy King has announced that the Nets acquired Garnett, Pierce, Terry and D.J. White from the Boston Celtics in exchange for Gerald Wallace, Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, Kris Joseph, Keith Bogans and three first round draft picks (2014, 2016 and 2018), as well as the right to swap first round picks in 2017.

The players will be introduced on Thursday at noon in a press conference at Barclays Center.

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“Today, the basketball gods smiled on the Nets,” Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said in a statement. “With the arrival of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, we have achieved a great balance on our roster between veteran stars and young talents. This team will be dazzling to watch, and tough to compete against.”

“We are excited to welcome Kevin, Paul and Jason to Brooklyn” said King. “All three players have championship pedigree and posses the veteran qualities that will make us a stronger team.”[/quote_box]

Reports are that Garnett will wear No. 2 for the Nets (his friend Malik Sealy’s number) and Pierce will stick with No. 34 and Terry will wear No. 31.

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