Nets/Celtics Deal Will Wait Until July 12th To Be Official

Updated: June 30, 2013

The blockbuster trade involving the Boston Celtics and the Brooklyn Nets cannot be officially completed and announced by both teams until July 12 because of the inclusion of Kris Joseph in the deal.

Joseph, who signed with the Nets back on April 12 after a stint in the D-League, cannot be traded to another team until three months after the date the contract was signed due to NBA rules.

[quote_simple]The Deal:

The Nets will receive Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry.

The Celtics will receive Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Keith Bogans S&T, MarShon Brooks, Kris Joseph and three first-round picks (2014, 2016, 2018).[/quote_simple]


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