Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 2/16/13
Happy to be there?  Not exactly... After the win over the Bulls on Wednesday night, Kevin Garnett made headlines by saying this weekend's All-Star Game would be his last.  It immediately fueled speculation of his retirement, which he then tried to put to rest on Friday.  My take on the situation?  KG is just plain sick of it.  He's 36 years old (37 in May), playing in his 18th NBA season, and this will be his 15th All-Star appearance.  It should come as no surprise that he would rather use the time to rest and relax, and avoid all the media attention. Tomorrow Garnett is going to have to start the game alongside three Miami Heat, and Carmelo "Honey Nut Cheerios" Anthony.  Another of his teammates, Kyrie Irving, was born in 1992.  Garnett was already playing in the NBA by 1995.  Can you really blame KG for not wanting to hang out with these guys? At the All-Star "practice" today many of the younger players for both teams stood around laughing and joking while throwing up half co...
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