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During his current trip to China to promote the Anta KG4, Kevin Garnett talked about his new coach, Jason Kidd, the differences between Boston & Brooklyn and much more.
Garnett told Sina’s Li Shuangfu that his return to Boston will be “emotional” and “similar to when I returned to Minnesota.” He went on to say “my years in Boston will never be forgotten… I will take those memories with me to my grave.”
When asked about all of the changes to Boston’s roster, Garnett said: “I think Boston will be fine. They’re always a team willing to push the envelope when it comes to winning and they got good pieces up there. Jeff Green, Rajon, Brandon Bass… guys that will work hard every night. They’re not gonna be, shabby… not at all.”
Naturally KG said his best memory in Boston was winning the 2008 title, and worst was losing the 2010 title. ”But I’ve had more good moments than bad in Boston.”
Garnett also says that he reached out to Jared Sullinger after hearing about his
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Garnett has never really been one to speak openly about his emotions about current or former teammates, unless it's in some battle-fueled rant about kicking ass or bar fights. He is even more reclusive in the offseason, often quietly walking off into the sunset without a peep until the next season starts....
Typing his team’s nickname into a web browser still brings the user to the Celtics’ website, but Jason Kidd is taking another step closer to being “Mr. Net.”
Kidd, who is already the team’s coach and part-owner and led the franchise to its greatest heights as a player, will have his No. 5 retired by the Nets, the team announced via Twitter on Monday. Kidd’s jersey would...
Doc Rivers is back in Boston, temporarily, for a charity event he has been promoting for the past few days. As part of his role as co-chair of Action for Boston Community Development’s Hoop Dreams event, Rivers has been been making the local media rounds and, little by little, opening up on his true feelings about his time and departure from Boston. Rivers hewed to the Celtics’...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets will retire the No. 5 jersey of Jason Kidd, who led the franchise to its greatest NBA success as a player and is now its coach.
The Nets said Monday the ceremony will take place Oct. 17 before their preseason game against the Miami Heat.
Kidd led the New Jersey Nets to the 2002 and 2003 NBA Finals and is their career leader in numerous statistical...
In an interview with Bleacher Report in early August, Nets rookie, Mason Plumlee, hinted that the Nets had plans to retire Jason Kidd’s number this season, but the team made it official Monday, announcing via Twitter that his No. 5 jersey will indeed be retired October 17th before a preseason game against the Heat. Kidd averaged 15.5 points, 9.8 assists 7.8 rebounds in six and...
Kidd's legendary #5 threads will be put up into the Barclays Center rafters during the Nets' October 17th preseason game vs the Miami Heat
A Nets great and the team's current coach will get one of the best team-specific honors possible in the NBA in a little more than a month at Brooklyn's Barclays Center.
Jason Kidd, who just can't seem to stay...
In a move that has been known for weeks, the Brooklyn Nets have announced that Jason Kidd will have his No. 5 jersey retired on Oct 17, during a preseason game vs the Miami Heat.
.@RealJasonKidd will have his No. 5 jersey retired prior to the Oct.17th #Nets vs. #Heat preseason game. http://t.co/uMeUFt5Bmn
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) September 9, 2013
Kidd played point guard...
The Brooklyn Nets will retire the No. 5 jersey of Jason Kidd on Oct. 17 against the Miami Heat.
“This is a very humbling honor and one that I will always cherish," Kidd said in a statement. "There can be no greater recognition of an athlete's time with any team than to have his number retired, and this gesture by the Nets organization validates a very significant...
In a move which no one will argue with, the Brooklyn Nets have announced that Jason Kidd will have his No. 5 jersey retired. If you need a reminder, just watch the above video.
.@RealJasonKidd will have his No. 5 jersey retired. Stay tuned for more details and RT to congratulate Coach Kidd
— Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) September 9, 2013
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Could Celtics starting point guard Rajon Rondo be following Kevin Garnett’s lead & signing with Anta? Rajon’s been signed with Nike for roughly the last four years, but a rumor that surfaced this weekend has him joining KG as an endorser for the Chinese sneaker brand. Garnett is currently in China promoting his fourth signature shoe with Anta, as well as celebrating signing...
That time has now come for Jason Kidd’s number to be retired by one of his three former teams – the team that he had the most success with.
Monday, the Brooklyn Nets announced that they will their coach’s number 5 prior to their October 17 preseason game against the Miami Heat in Brooklyn.
When Kidd was named Nets head coach in the spring, just days after retiring from the...
Carmelo Anthony can't avoid free agency talk, even from his friends.
He and Jason Kidd were posing for photographers at a Sept. 11 charity event Wednesday when Kidd, his former teammate and now the Brooklyn Nets' coach, asked Anthony if all the attention was for his announcement that he was going to Los Angeles.
If anyone else wants to bring up Anthony's status beyond...
There are many question marks heading into the 2013-14 NBA season for the Boston Celtics, and the number one question being asked is who will step up to be the primary scorer? With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in Brooklyn following the off-season deal with the Nets, there are a few possible options, but none […]
Former Celtic and now former Adidas spokesperson Kevin Garnett recently signed with the Chinese sportswear company ANTA, ending his career long deal with Adidas. While on promo duty overseas he gave some key nuggets on a number of topics, which is a real rarity with the extremely private KG. Is Rajon Rondo soon to also join ANTA with KG?
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