Found June 11, 2012 on TheProBasketballTalk:
I was born in Massachusetts towards the end of the Larry Bird era. Never saw him play live. Only stepped inside of the old Boston Garden one time and it was to see Disney on Ice. There wasn't much of a reason for me to be a Boston Celtics fan. My dad was, so I was. The team didn't give me much of reason. The deterioration of Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish, the untimely deaths of Len Bias and Reggie Lewis and some woeful drafting and management led to two decades of rooting for the losers for me. I remember my childhood, watching the other kids gush over Michael Jordan and Shaquille O'Neal while I was busy forcing myself to look up to names like Dino Radja, Xavier McDaniel, Pervis Ellison and Eric Williams. Finding excitement watching a decaying Dominique Wilkins wear green trying to rekindle his Hawks success.  I remember transitioning into adulthood by painting the "C" in "RICKY" on my chest to support Ricky Davis in his ...

Your Morning Dump… “Sources” are talking about Kevin Garnett

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Report: San Antonio to recruit Kevin Garnett

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Ray Allen surgery scheduled for Wednesday

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Ray Allen's ankle surgery set for Wednesday

Boston Herald Allen will have surgery to remove bone spurs from the ankle at 6 a.m. on Wednesday at New England Baptist Hospital, according to a source. The problem, which first surfaced during in Los Angeles during the C’s’ eight-game road trip in mid-March, eventually forced Allen to miss 15 regular-season games as well as the first two games of the Celtics’ first-round...

Ray Allen scheduled for ankle surgery on Wednesday

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Kevin Garnett to San Antonio More Dream Than Reality for Spurs

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Did Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen play their last games in Boston this weekend?

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Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo didn't shake hands after game 7 (Video)

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Garnett Fined $25k For Not Talking To Media After Game 7 Loss

Kevin Garnett has been fined $25,000 for failing to make himself available to the media following Boston's 101-88 loss in Game 7.

Five Damn Good Years

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Bucher trade idea: Pierce for Gasol

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KG and TD teaming up in San Antonio?

They are the two premier big men of this era - San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan and Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett. Both have dominated the paint offensively and defensively, won NBA titles and garnered many accolades along the way. But now that the season is over and their NBA careers are coming to an end soon, could TD and KG be forming the next "Twin Towers" in San...
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