Sources: Clippers eye Celtics trio

June, 15, 2013
6/15/13
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The Los Angeles Clippers believe they have the trade assets to reunite Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce in L.A. if those prominent members of the Boston Celtics all prove open or able to leave the perennial Eastern Conference power, according to sources close to the process.

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If the Clippers were willing to accept the deal Danny Ainge is looking for, would you be OK with the Celtics dealing Doc Rivers, KG and Paul Pierce to LA?

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In the wake of ESPN.com's report earlier this week that Rivers and the Clippers have mutual interest in the event the Celtics' coach parts ways with Boston, sources say the Clippers would likewise try to acquire Garnett or Pierce -- or preferably both -- if Rivers indeed became available.

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CLICK HERE to read Chris Forsberg's column on how the Celtics are stuck at a crossroads, but might be able to facilitate a faster rebuild by acquiring some young talent from the Clippers in exchange for Rivers & Co.

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• Began covering the NBA in 1993-94
• Also covered soccer, tennis and the Olympics

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