Source: Chris Chase / USA Today
Because of NBA collective bargaining deadlines, the trade sending Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from the Boston Celtics to the Brookyln Nets wasn’t finalized until Friday. Now that it’s official, the Celtics are thanking the two aging stars who helped put another banner in the Boston rafters. This full-page ad appears in Friday’s edition of The Boston Globe.
Even though taking out a newspaper ad is a simple gesture that’s been done dozens of times, it never stops being endearing. This one is nearly perfect, though it could have used the line, “FOR SHOWING US ANYTHING’S POSSIBLE.”
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