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With the acquisition of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in the offseason, the Brooklyn Nets have become a more veteran-oriented team and it appears that those veterans needed some pool time after the first day of training camp. Check out the below Instagram image posted on Deron Williams Instagram account of veterans Joe Johnson, Pierce, Garnett, Deron Williams, and Jason Terry chilling in the pool: *** Nets image courtesy of Getty Images

Kevin Garnett on Brooklyn Nets: 'I'm here to get another ring'

Former Boston Celtics forward-center Kevin Garnett says the only reason he and teammate Paul Pierce came to Brooklyn to play for the Nets is to win another championship. “I’m here to get another ring,” Garnett said to USA Today Sports. “That’s the only reason we came to Brooklyn.” Nets coach Jason Kidd, 40, was entering New York Knicks training camp as a 

Garnett leading the charge at Nets practice

I don't think we expected anything less from KG when he was traded to the Nets. Kevin is prideful, and he's going to give you everything he has in the tank. Garnett was behind the culture change here six years ago, and it looks like he's up to his old tricks in Brooklyn. Kevin Garnett "commanding" at Nets practices-SB Nation Doc Rivers said it back in July...

Rajon Rondo will not miss Rivers, Garnett or Pierce

The Boston Celtics experienced a dramatic shakeup in its roster this offseason. Not only did Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were traded to the Brooklyn Nets, the team lost its longtime leader, Doc Rivers, who made way to the west coast for a head coaching job with the Los Angeles Clippers. But to ask Rajon […]The post Rajon Rondo on departures of Rivers, Garnett and Pierce: ‘I...

Rajon Rondo didn’t feel anything when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were traded

While trades are commonplace in the NBA, many might have perceived that when the Boston Celtics traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, Rajon Rondo might have felt something regarding the deal. However, it appears that the “hard facts” of the NBA kept from feeling much about the loss of two of his teammates and his head coach, Doc Rivers: “It wasn’t difficult...

Kevin Garnett Not On Board With Jason Kidd Limiting His Minutes

Nets head coach, Jason Kidd, recently said that it was unlikely he would play Kevin Garnett in back-to-backs games this season, so he spoke to the 18-year NBA veteran about limiting his minutes, but “it didn’t go too well,” according to Garnett. The 37-year-old is not on board with Kidd limiting his minutes, telling USA Today that he thinks it’s important for the team...

Rondo says he 'felt nothing' about trade of Garnett and Pierce

Rajon Rondo was always known to be close to his Boston teammates. He took the trade of Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City two years ago very hard as that was his best friend. He was notoriously close with Kevin Garnett. Rondo is a mercurial figure and a hard nut to crack but seemed to have really developed a brotherhood with his felow Ubuntu Celtics teammates. So how did he feel...

Rajon Rondo Says ‘It Wasn’t Difficult At All’ When Rivers, Pierce and Garnett Left Celtics

Rajon Rondo is excited for a fresh start this upcoming season without Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett and says he was unemotional when he heard about the deals that sent the trio out of Boston. According to the Boston Globe: Asked about the departures of Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett, Rondo was unemotional. “It wasn’t difficult at all,” said Rondo. ...

Rondo doesn’t care Garnett, Pierce, and Rivers are gone

Rajon Rondo has played his whole career with Boston Celtics. He played 7 seasons with Paul Pierce and 6 season s with Kevin Garnett. Seven of those years he was also with head coach Doc Rivers. Now Pierce, Garnett, and Rivers are gone and only Rondo remains. Apparently Rondo doesn’t really care that they are all gone. Here is what he told “It wasn’t difficult at...

Rajon Rondo says he Didnt Feel Anthing when KG & Paul Pierce were Traded

Can’t fault him for being honest. But you at least expected Rondo to be somewhat sad that Pierce and KG had to leave. Rajon Rondo on how he felt after Garnett and Pierce were traded: "It wasn’t difficult at all, I didn't feel anything…" Ouch. — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) October 1, 2013

Nets GM: “Window To Win A Title Is This Season”

image from: The Brooklyn Nets are certainly in a “win now” type of mode after getting Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry from the Celtics to help their already solid core of Deron Williams, Brook Lopez, and Joe Johnson win a championship. Their GM Billy King recently reiterated this at Duke University, where the team is holding training camp. Via Ohm Youngmisuk...

Rondo Says He Didn’t Feel Anything When Pierce & KG Were Traded

Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was asked how he felt when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were traded. Rajon Rondo on how he felt after Garnett and Pierce were traded: "It wasn’t difficult at all, I didn't feel anything…" Ouch. — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) October 1, 2013 Well, there you have it. Rondo gave not one…well you know the rest is.

Netlinked 10/2/13: Avery Johnson to go back to ESPN, Kevin Garnett praises Brook Lopez, Bojan ...

Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett, former rivals, are now teammates in the Brooklyn frontcourt Before his short stint as the head coach of the Nets from 2010-12, Avery Johnson was an ESPN talking head for two years following his firing from the helm of the Mavericks. Now, about nine months after being dismissed from Brooklyn, Johnson has returned to the Worldwide Leader...

KG Sets Goal To Hold Nets Opponents To Under 80pts Per Game

The Brooklyn Nets started their first day of training camp on the Duke University Campus yesterday. Reports out of Durham are that newbie head coach Jason Kidd took a back-seat approach to practice, letting Lawrence Frank run the majority of it from a coaching standpoint. But on the players end, to no one’s surprise, Kevin Garnett stepped up as the vocal on-court leader. H/T: NY...

LeBron James Tops Global NBA Jersey Sales, Joined by Rajon Rondo, Kevin Garnett in Top 15

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — LeBron James has the world’s best-selling NBA jersey. The Miami Heat star and four-time league MVP tops the NBA’s global list of jersey sales for this past season, according to numbers released Tuesday. James — who also has the top-selling jersey in the United States — outsold Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers...

Brandon Bass’ defense garners attention

Compared to past years when Kevin Garnett’s salty vernacular dominated the training camp wavelength Celtics practice has lost its NC-17 rating. “It’s different I would say that” said Brandon Bass smiling at the civil contrast in Brad Stevens’ practices. But if this team is going to develop some defensive cohesion Garnett’s communication skills have to be re-created...
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