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Nets, Celts must wait until July 12

Updated: June 30, 2013, 1:46 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The trade sending Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason Terry from the Boston Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets cannot be officially completed until July 12 -- two days after the league's annual July moratorium is lifted -- because of a salary-cap technicality, sources told ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

The Nets' inclusion of April signee Kris Joseph in the trade means that Brooklyn and Boston have to wait until July 12, as opposed to July 10, because Joseph can't be traded until after three ...

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