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Report: Clippers put Kevin Garnett trade talks with Celtics on hold

Posted By WEEI On February 19, 2013 @ 10:46 pm In General | 14 Comments

According to Yahoo! Sports [1], the Clippers have halted talks with the Celtics [2] regarding a deal that would send Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles and DeAndre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe to Boston.

The report states that the Celtics are “eager to continue the conversation on the deal,” but it is unclear if the Clippers will move forward with any trade unless star point guard Chris Paul [3] pushes Los Angeles to complete such a transaction.

The Celtics also reportedly won’t consider any other combination of players for Garnett, focusing solely on Jordan and Bledsoe.

Sources told Yahoo! Sports that if the Celtics do trade Garnett, they would also move Paul Pierce [4], with the report suggesting the Celts captain might be included in a deal for Atlanta’s Josh Smith.

For more Celtics news, go to the team page at weei.com/celtics [5].

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[2] Celtics: http://media.weei.com/basketball/boston-celtics.htm

[3] Chris Paul: http://media.weei.com/basketball/chris-paul-new-orleans.htm

[4] Paul Pierce: http://media.weei.com/basketball/paul-pierce.htm

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