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When the NBA invited the media to meet with the heads of its officiating staff last month the league representatives rattled off a few points of emphasis they wanted referees to focus on this season.
One such point of emphasis was illegal screens and when video-clip examples were shown to the writers in attendance the first one was of Kevin Garnett being called in a game last season.
“Because I’m the best pick-setter in the league” Garnett said after Monday’s shootaround ahead of the Nets’ third preseason game against the 76ers. “I understand that.”
Garnett long has been known for setting illegal or “moving” screens. Instead of coming to a stop and keeping his arms and legs close to his body as a screener is supposed to do Garnett — always seeking an extra edge — will often slide into the opposing defender as the opponent is going around the screen or use his arm or leg to make that defender take an extra step to get to his man.
With 10 seconds left in Game 2 of the Celtics’ Eas
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Ok, the “cutting of ties” isn’t really that intense, but as a diehard Brooklyn Nets fan this makes me very happy to see. Newly acquired big man, leader, motivator, archangel, bad*ass, boss man, father figure, Kevin Garnett is has listed his Concord, Massachusetts mansion for $4.85 million.
The house makes sense for a guy like KG, and according to Realtor:
It is no surprise...
It was originally a foregone conclusion that Reggie Evans was heading to Boston in the Garnett-Pierce deal, but all of a sudden his name was pulled out.
At the time nobody knew what that was all about but Kevin Garnett has decided to spill the beans.
“I won’t go into specific details of what I was wanting and dislikes and everything else when it came to building the business...
Photo via Matthew West/Boston Herald Staff
Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett will invite their old, the Boston Celtics, to their new home.
The wait is over, and the new-look Celtics will battle the Brooklyn Nets in a preseason game on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. This contest will be played in the Barclay Center in Brooklyn.
Pierce will play, KG won’t.
Garnett, the 18-year veteran...
I knew that brand new Brooklyn Nets Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were getting up there in age, but I had no idea that it was this bad. Guess they had problems getting up for games.
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Since being traded to the Nets during the offseason, Kevin Garnett hasn't exactly had the most glowing things to say about coming to Brooklyn.
It's no secret that Garnett did not want to leave Boston and only did so because he was leaving with Paul Pierce as the Celtics began their rebuild after the "Big Three Part 2" era. Garnett was an amazing Celtic and will...
WALTHAM, Mass. — Brandon Bass is no Rajon Rondo.
Bass could only mimic his teammate’s disinterested attitude toward the Brooklyn Nets for so long before breaking on Monday. When Rondo was asked on media day what he felt upon hearing Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce had been traded, the point guard muttered, “Nothing.”
Bass wasn’t quite so cold when asked about the Celtics’...
Tonight the Heat square off against the Nets for the first time this preseason. Yesterday LeBron spoke about his reaction upon originally hearing that Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were dealt to Brooklyn:
"The first thing that I thought was like, `Wow, Ray (Allen) got killed for leaving Boston and now these guys are leaving Boston. I think it's OK. I don't mind it...
“I think the first thing I thought was, ‘Wow, Ray got killed for leaving Boston, and now these guys are leaving Boston,’” James said. “I think it’s OK; I didn’t mind it. But there were a couple guys who basically [expletive] on Ray for leaving, and now they’re leaving.
“That’s the nature of our business, man. I don’t know what Boston was going through at the...
Are there any true rivalries left in the NBA? The closets I can think of was the Celtics-Heat but with the departure of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn, one would assume that matchup will be a lot less tense. LeBron himself spoke on rivalries and specifically the Bulls and Pacers. LeBron on Indiana/Chicago […]
Kevin Garnett was not shy about expressing his displeasure with Ray Allen when Allen chose to sign with the Miami Heat over the Boston Celtics last year. Allen pursued what he felt was the best situation for his family and his best chance to win, and he ended up looking pretty wise when the Heat […]
The Heat are in Brooklyn to face the Nets for the first time since their blockbuster trade this summer, and LeBron James had a few things to say about Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers leaving a rebuilding Boston team for contending teams after giving Ray Allen a hard time when he did the same thing last summer.
“I think the first thing I thought was ‘wow, Ray got killed...
Yes, Kevin Garnett didn't play. Yes, Deron Williams and Andrei Kirilenko are sidelined. But, Rajon Rondo is also sidelined and the Celtics are a very young team and new to each other. And, the Celtics stayed right with the Nets throughout the game. They came up 2 points short at the end, but this season isn't about wins and losses as much as it is about development, and...
With Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett joining the Brooklyn Nets, it appears that the Miami Heat have a brand-new rival in the Eastern Conference.
Recently, Bleacher Report’s Ethan J. Skolnick had a chance to talk to Wade about the brand-new rivalry and this is what Wade told him:
Dwyane Wade laughs, says bad blood with the Celtics will "transfer well" to Nets.
Thursday night at the Barclays Center a special pregame ceremony will be conducted prior to tip-off to retire the jersey of Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd. There is, however, another storyline that has captured the attention of many. The Miami Heat are coming to town, and will square off with the new-look Nets for the first time in the preseason. It will be the first time the...
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For the last few seasons Danny Ainge has made it abundantly clear that if he was Red Auerbach he would've traded aging stars Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parish while they still had value. Well now Red’s daughter, Randy, is reversing the roles on Ainge saying that her father wouldn’t have traded Celtic legends Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett...