Found May 11, 2012 on RealGM:
PLAYERS: Kevin Garnett
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Kevin Garnett opened his postgame press conference by taking aim at Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon Jr.

Boston 83, Atlanta 80 - Kevin Garnett Puts Final Stamp on First Round

The Big Ticket was the biggest player on the court tonight as the Boston Celtics finalized plans for the second round with a 83-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks To put this in perspective Kevin Garnett had played in 110 playoff games in his career. Number 111 may have been finest. Garnett was dominant in every aspect of the game, finishing with 28 points, 14 rebounds, 5 blocks...

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 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 Hints That He Is Unsure 'If This Is My Last Year'

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...

Garnett Helps Celtics Eliminate Hawks

After Game 2 Kevin Garnett said the Celtics were “all grit and balls.” 28 points, 14 rebounds, five blocks and three steals later, Kevin Garnett carried the Celtics to an 83-80 series clinching victory over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 6 of Boston's opening round series against Atlanta.

Boston Celtics: Kevin Garnett, Rajon Rondo and the TD Garden push past Sixers late

The Boston Celtics got off to their regular, slow start, in game 1. The Philadelphia 76ers came to TD Garden ready for their first semi-finals match since 2003. The Garden was rocking for opening tip, no less than any of the great Sixers/Celtics matchups, since the rivalry began in the 1960s. Unfortunately, the Celtics did [...]

Kevin Garnett Delivers Another Dominant, Needed Performance in Game 1 Win Over 76ers

BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett is not counting on getting any days off as the Celtics continue their march through the playoffs. The Celtics cannot afford to give him one. With Paul Pierce and Ray Allen battling injuries, epic performances by Garnett may need to be the norm, not the exception, for Boston. Garnett seized that responsibility in the closeout game of the first-round series...

Celtics 83, Hawks 80

Kevin Garnett had 28 points and 14 rebounds, hitting a jumper to give Boston the lead with 31 seconds left in Game 6 on Thursday night, and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 83-80 to win their first-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year. The Celtics will play the Philadelphia 76ers, who eliminated East No. 1 seed Chicago...

Hawks co-owner fined for critical comments

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Michael Gearon has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for criticizing the officiating and for making disparaging remarks about Boston center Kevin Garnett. After Game 5 of the Eastern Conference playoff series between the Hawks and Celtics, Gearon called Garnett "the dirtiest guy in the league" and complained that the Celtics got more foul calls. ...

Avery Bradley, Kevin Garnett Deliver Key Plays in Celtics' Impressive Fourth Quarter Defensively

BOSTON -- There is tough, hounding defense, and then there is whatever the Celtics played in the fourth quarter on Saturday. If the Philadelphia 76ers were prepared for it, they did not look like it. Almost always a sound defensive squad, the Celtics took their defensive energy to another level down the stretch of Game 1 against the Sixers. Kevin Garnett and Avery Bradley delivered...

Eye On Sports poll results on NBA’s best center are in!

The latest Eye On Sports poll results are in – and they’re a bit shocking to say the least NBA hoops fanatics.Boston's Kevin Garnett is the second best center in the NBA according to Eye On Sports voters!When asked who the best center in the NBA is today, 29 percent of Eye On Sports readers responded  by giving the slight edge to Dwight Howard, but that’s not the most...

Celtics 92, 76ers 91

BOSTON -- Kevin Garnett put on another outstanding performance, pushing Boston ahead for good with a three-point play with 2:52 to play and finishing with 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Celtics to a 92-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday night. Rajon Rondo had his eighth postseason triple-double, with 13 points, 17...

Hawks battle till the end, lose series to Celtics

BOSTON (AP) -- Kevin Garnett had 28 points and 14 rebounds, hitting a jumper to give Boston the lead with 31 seconds left, and the Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 83-80 in Game 6 on Thursday night to win their first-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals for the fifth straight year. The Celtics will play the Philadelphia 76ers, who eliminated East No...

Stats to make you go hmm, playoff edition

Rajon Rondo is leading all players in the post season in EFF ( with 27.3, Kevin Garnett is 10th with 22.2 and Paul Pierce is 20th with 19. Ray Allen has 40 points in 86 playoff minutes. Brandon Bass has 48 in 156 playoff minutes. The Celtics are ranked in first place this post season in OPP PPG and 5th in point differential. Keyon Dooling is...

Which Hawks Player Would Most Like to See on Celtics?

The Boston Celtics have found themselves in a fairly competitive opening-round series with the Atlanta Hawks. While Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo have been superb throughout the five game series, some of the Hawks big name stars have given the Celtics fits in trying to close out the best-of-seven. Joe Johnson has posed plenty of problems for Boston, as the Celtics first...
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