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Doc Rivers on the report that Garnett told Anthony that his wife “tasted like Honey Nut Cheerios.”
“I am going to squash this whole crap, because that’s what it is,” Rivers told WEEI on Wednesday night before the Celtics beat the Suns…“I know what’s being reported did not happen,” Rivers said. “I know that as a fact. Usually, when he talks about guys, it’s about their game, their team or whether he thinks they’re a winner or loser.”
via Justin Terranova, New York Post
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Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers denied the report claiming that Kevin Garnett told Carmelo Anthony his wife tasted like Honey Nut Cheerios.
This is a coach that is coming to the defense of a player who once told Tim Duncan happy mother’s day during a free throw attempt when he knew his mother had died from cancer.
This is also a player who called Charlie Villanueva a “cancer patient”, but Doc Rivers would like you to believe he would never cross the line.
“Guys, you know how this works,” Rivers said. “A guy...
One thing is for certain, somebody isn’t telling the truth. Since earlier this week when Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett had their glorified tiff, we’ve heard non-stop about the Honey Nut Cheerios debacle. However, Doc Rivers has since come out and refuted the story saying he knows it didn’t happen for a fact.
“Well, No. 1, I know what’s been reported did not happen,”...
Doc Rivers admits that NBA trash talking can get out of hand, but on Thursday he insisted that Kevin Garnett did not cross a line while chirping at the Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony during Monday’s 102-96 victory.
Some reports emerging after the incident indicated that Garnett had made his talking personal, mentioning Anthony’s wife. Whatever he said, it clearly infuriated Anthony...
Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he knows for a fact that forward Kevin Garnett never once said something to Carmelo Anthony about his wife during Monday's victory over the New York Knicks.
"Well, No. 1, I know what's been reported did not happen," Rivers said via ESPN.
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Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers defended Kevin Garnett Thursday, saying the forward didn't mention Carmelo Anthony's wife during his Monday trash-talking, as has been thought. "Well, number one, I know what's been reported did not happen," Rivers told Boston sports radio station WEEI during his weekly interview. "I know that as a fact." Garnett...
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