Garnett rejoins Doc, Pierce as 'big-man consultant' with Clippers

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Garnett rejoins Doc, Pierce as 'big-man consultant' with Clippers

Kevin Garnett has a nice little TV show in Area 21, but the future Hall of Fame forward is about to hop out of the studio to try his hand at coaching. Garnett will rejoin former Boston Celtics Doc Rivers and Paul Pierce as a big man coaching consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Garnett, 40, should help bolster a Los Angeles front line that needs some help with Blake Griffin expected to be out until mid- to late-January.

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Mike Giardi: People in Paul George's camp think Celtics are a great fit

Mike Giardi: People in Paul George's camp think Celtics are a great fit

Mike Giardi reports that there are some people in Paul George's camp that think the Boston Celtics would be a great fit, both short and long-term.

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Update: Three-way Cavs, Nuggets, Pacers deal for George 'very unlikely'

Update: Three-way Cavs, Nuggets, Pacers deal for George 'very unlikely'

We knew back on the night of the draft that as the Cavaliers desperately looked for a way to pry Paul George out of Indiana, they started involving third teams in the talks (because Indy had no interest in Kevin Love for Paul George straight up, not should they). Phoenix was involved, but that fizzled. So did talks involving Denver.

But those latter ones didn’t die the night of the draft, according to reports that came out over the weekend. Denver, Cleveland, and Indiana were still talking about a three-team deal that would land Love in Denver and George in Cleveland. The challenge for Cleveland was finding the combination of young players and draft picks that Indiana wants in a deal — Indy is rumored to want a lottery pick (preferably high lottery) and a young player or players.

Now that Denver three-team is “very unlikely” to happen, according to Joe Varden of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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