Found May 09, 2012 on Players View:

ATLANTA –The Atlanta Hawks played the injury card to their advantage by semi-surprising the Celtics with Al Holford’s return in Game 4.

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Kevin Garnett Goes In On Hawks Co-Owner During Post Game Presser

Kevin Garnett started Thursday night’s press conference by thanking the Hawks owner for giving him extra motivation to finish off the Hawks. Throughout the presser Garnett was on fire and it made for some very good television. Kevin Garnett ended up with 28 points and 14 rebounds as The Celtics beat The Hawks 83-80 in Game 6 to advance to the 2nd round of the NBA Playoffs. Garnett...

Kevin Garnett tears into Hawks owner after winning playoff series

The Atlanta Hawks were already tasked with a difficult enough assignment of facing the Boston Celtics in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Their owner did them no favors by calling out Kevin Garnett prior to Game 6 — an elimination game for his team. Garnett had a game-high 28 points, 14 rebounds, five blocks, and three steals in the 83-80 series-clinching win on Thursday...

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Kevin Garnett Suggests Hawks Owner Should Stick to 'Check Books and Bottom Lines' (Video)

Kevin Garnett had himself a night on Thursday night, helping the Celtics send the Atlanta Hawks home for the summer. The Celtics forward had a little extra motivation, though, something that he wasn't afraid to share with the world in his postgame news conference. Following his incredible performance -- 28 points and 14 rebounds in Game 6 -- Garnett admitted that Michael Gearon...

Kevin Garnett Uses Talk Concerning His Age as Fuel in Epic Game 6 Performance Against Hawks

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Kevin Garnett, Celtics' Success on Defensive Glass Encouraging, But Must Be Taken Mildly Against Hawks

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BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett spent a lot of time following Thursday's game talking about being called a dirty player, an old player, and other things he does not like to be called. Buried beneath those ready-made sound bytes, though, was an offhand remark about what fuels him other than critics who dislike his style or admirers who think he does not have much basketball left to play...

Hawks Co-Owner Complains 'We Don't Get Any Calls,' Say Kevin Garnett is League's Dirtiest Player

It's become en vogue in NBA circles to criticize Kevin Garnett, attacking one of the game's fiercest competitors' character. The latest person to do so is Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr. In what may be an attempt to lobby for calls in the rest of the Hawks' series with the Celtics, Gearon Jr. complained (or whined, depending on how you look at it) to the Atlanta...

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Garnett finds fuel to help Boston eliminate Atlanta

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Celtics 83, Hawks 80

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Garnett Thanks Hawks Owner For Extra Motivation

Kevin Garnett opened his postgame press conference by taking aim at Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr.

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Atlanta survives wild fourth to stay alive: ATL: 87 BOS: 86

Both teams traded double digit leads in this game. The Boston Celtics in the second quarter and the Atlanta Hawks in the third. Neither team enjoyed such a lead in the fourth as the teams traded punches and the game was never far from a one or two possession game for very long. Both Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett scored 16 points for Boston but Al Horford, playing for the second...

10.9 Comments for the Final 10.9 Seconds in Atlanta

With just over ten seconds on the clock and the Boston Celtics trailing by one; Atlanta Hawks forward, Josh Smith searched the court for a teammate to inbound the ball to... 1. The Celtics have no time outs left with ten seconds on the clock. If Doc Rivers is playing for the steal, he should have his best catch-and-shoot player, scratch that, the league's best catch-and...
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