January 27, 2014
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Jim Davis/Globe Staff
Sunday was the first time Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett (not pictured) played at the TD garden since being traded.
Former Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, now a member of the Nets, bounded towards the floor pre game.
As fans cheered for former Celtics captain Paul Pierce, he replied with a thumbs up.
Pierce (right) had a word and a laugh with Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck before the game.
Pierce and Garnett are pictured during the national anthem.
Garnett saluted the Boston crowd.
Some fans had signs spelling "Truth," Pierce's nickname, as he came onto the court.
Garnett smiled as he watched the video tribute to his career in Boston.
Garnett waved to the crowd during the video tribute.
Pierce saluted the crowd as he watched the video tribute to his 15 year career in Boston.
A fan had made a sign (backround right) that had Pierce's number 34, along with Kevin Garnett's number 5, retired.
Pierce (right) drove on former teammate Rajon Rondo in the fourth quarter.
With the Celtics trailing late in the game, they still had a chance, but Garnett intercepted a pass.
Garnett took the ball the length of the floor for a layup.
As the clock was running down, Garnett (right) gave a pat on the head to Rondo (center) with Pierce at left.
Rondo, Pierce, Gerald Wallace, and Garnett shared a group hug following the Nets victory.
Fans cheered for Pierce as he left the floor following the game.
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