Even if the Boston Celtics agree to a deal with a contender, veteran big man Kevin Garnett won't waive his no-trade clause unless teammate Paul Pierce is traded, Shaun Powell of Sports on Earth reports. And even then, Garnett will only accept trades to Los Angeles.

Last week, a report emerged that the Los Angeles Clippers were interested in acquiring Garnett before the trade deadline. While it was long held in the industry that the Clippers might try to acquire Pierce, this was really the first time anyone had heard of Garnett possibly heading to L.A.