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Short Game: For the Nets, it seems the future is now. New Jer……

Short Game: For the Nets, it seems the future is now. New Jer…

CNNSI.com nba.com yahoo.com grantland.com Updated Jun 28, 2013
For the Nets, it seems the future is now. New Jersey gave up almost every long-term asset for a deal with the Celtics that points to a desire to win immediately, writes Rob Mahoney.
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  • Video - Biggest Loser: Nets 08:11

    Biggest Loser: Nets

    Jun 28
    Say what you will about the glory days of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, but the Nets might never win a title after that lopsided Celtics deal. Ethan Sherwood Strauss on Brooklyn and Boston, as well as moves he hated from the Bobcats and Pelicans.
  • Video - Ruocco Intrigued, Excited By Trade 03:36

    Ruocco Intrigued, Excited By Trade

    Jun 28
    Ryan Ruocco reacts to the Nets' blockbuster trade, how the trade impacts Brooklyn's salary cap and the challenges facing new coach Jason Kidd.
  • Video - Celtics Commit To Rebuild 02:01

    Celtics Commit To Rebuild

    Jun 28
    Chris Forsberg discusses the Celtics' decision to trade Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, marking the end of the Big Three era in Boston.
  • Video - Implications Of Nets-Celtics Blockbuster 05:59

    Implications Of Nets-Celtics Blockbuster

    Jun 28
    Chris Broussard discusses the fallout from the reported trade that will send Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Nets.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: 2013 NBA free agency primer

    Jun 28
    A weak free-agency class was weakened when the Clippers traded for coach Doc Rivers this week, a move expected to secure a long-term commitment from point guard Chris Paul. That leaves one superstar available, and he isn't necessarily going to the highe…
  • Ray Allen exercises $3.2 million player option with Miami Heat

    Jun 28
    Miami Heat guard Ray Allen has decided to exercise his $3.2 million player option for next season, it was announced Friday.
  • Ian Thomsen: For Celtics, trade of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce is end of…

    Jun 28
    BOSTON -- Six years ago, the fans here celebrated the Celtics' steal of Kevin Garnett. A half-dozen years later, they were experiencing the other end of the era, and the sad feeling that they were the victim now, instead of the lucky thieves.