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NBA Trade Roundup: Is Kevin Garnett close to waiving his 'no-trade' clause, is there a third team involved?

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It appears as if Kevin Garnett is close to waiving his no-trade clause, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. This would allow for the Brooklyn Nets to send him to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Thaddeus Young.

Stein tweets:

Garnett, the 19-year veteran, was drafted by the Timberwolves in 1995. It's possible that he'd want to end his career in Minnesota, playing for a team and a front office that he respects greatly. Earlier, it was said that Garnett would not accept a buyout from the Nets, meaning that he's only really contemplating a return to Minnesota or the possibility that he'd finish with the Nets.

This is also a reason:

There's still time and plenty of moving pieces possible in this deal. Just as Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! reports:

A third team would mean a near complete overhaul of the Nets, sending out the likes of Brook Lopez, Kevin Garnett and Jarrett Jack, three key players in the team's rotation.

As we say, stay tuned.