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Kevin Garnett scored his 25,000th career point in the second quarter last night (you may have heard), so immediately we knew two things.Reporters were going to be interested in what he had to say post-game andHe was going to be a great interview because, you know, KG.Sure enough, both things were true. Here’s the video of KG’s post-game interviews after blowing out the Lakers from Mike Petraglia. The money quotes are at the end (from 4:17 on).So much good stuff, so let’s break this up:Garnett’s Rondo analogy is pretty perfect, and it really does help to explain how the Celtics could be playing better without being a better team. Confirming what many of us have suspected for quite some time, KG says that the Celtics rely on Rondo too much, and it breaks up their offensive flow.It’s funny that Garnett says “If it’s up to me” in reference to trade rumors because, well, it totally is up to him. He wields the no-trade clause, and he gets to decide whether or not he leaves the organization if Boston wants to trade him. So, if Garnett is to be believed, he will definitely finish his career in a Celtics uniform. GOOD.Fun fact: The last time KG actually stopped moving was 1987.If you skipped ahead in the video to watch the ending, skip back to 1:53 to hear Garnett be thankful for snow days.Great quotes from a great player after a great game. Enjoy.Follow Tom on Twitter: @Tom_NBA.
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Boston Celtic veterans Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce have had their names come up in trade rumors throughout the season. However, general manager Danny Ainge doesn’t expect either player to be traded, reports Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston."Yeah, I think that's by far the most likely thing. Sure," he said when asked whether he was comfortable saying the two stars...
Tonight, in a game that saw the Boston Celtics blow out their rival Los Angeles Lakers and Kevin Garnett reach 25,000 career points, Fab Melo also earned his first NBA basket. Melo had a somewhat humorous comment when it came to KG's milestone:
Fab Melo to KG after Garnett reached 25K points: "I told him, 'I have 24,998 to go.' Hopefully I'll get there."...
Following a big 116-95 win over the Lakers in which he became the 16th player in NBA history to eclipse 25,000 career points, Kevin Garnett sounded off on the recent trade rumors swirling around him – being brutally honest as usual. The Six-year Celtic made it clear that he’s dedicated to his team, ”I don’t know what y’all sources or whoever’s making up these bullsh...
Kevin Garnett leads the Celtics past the revamped Raptors 99-95 to extend the winning streak to five.
Toronto was a part of the only blockbuster trade that’s gone down so far this season and they acquired the best player in the deal in Rudy Gay.
Gay and Demar DeRozan did not waste any time in this game as the high-flying wings scored the Raptors first 10 points. Kevin Garnett...
With a silky smooth fadeaway jumper during the second quarter of Thursday night’s game against the Lakers, Celtics forward Kevin Garnett became the 16th player in NBA history to reach the 25,000 career points milestone. KG sank the jumper over Los Angeles’ Earl Clark with just over eight minutes left to play in the second to join some of the basketball’s most elite names before...
BOSTON — When Kevin Garnett is in a really good mood, he has a tendency to make cooking analogies.
Hey, we all have our things.
Since Rajon Rondo went down with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, Garnett has been one of the most vocal Celtics in talking about every players’ need to step up in one area or another to take on the many roles Rondo fulfilled all...
After the ACL tear of point guard Rajon Rondo, many stuck a fork into the Boston Celtics season. With aging stars up and down the roster, many assumed the Celtics should start trying to trade some assets for young pieces and the future. Forward Kevin Garnett has found himself in the midst of numerous [...]
Kevin Garnett future Hall of Famer? I think most would agree he deserves a spot. Thursday night in a blowout against the Lakers, KG scored his 25,000th point. KG becomes the first player in NBA history to amass 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 5,000 assists, 1,500 blocks and steals.
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Sure, the rumors are fun, but Celtics President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ainge, shot them down Thursday when asked about the much talked about trade assets, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. He stated comfortably, that the most likely scenario is that the two will not be traded at the deadline.
According to ESPN:
On if he’s comfortable saying that Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce...
I do not want to highlight one player in tonight’s win, as this was truly one of the Celtics best team efforts of the year. In direct opposition to what I just said, the only player I do want to highlight is Kevin Garnett, who got his 25,000th point tonight with a fade-away jumper. His response? Thanking all the people who helped him get there and finished with a “it’s...
Carmelo Anthony's wife Lala reportedly tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios according to Kevin Garnett but one flaky fan in Minnesota sounds like he is just plain nuts.
Anthony was confronted by a trash-talking Timberwolves fan — while entering the Target Center Friday night — who harassed the Knicks star about Garnett. The obsessed man taunted Anthony about his Celtics rival...
The New York Post is reporting that Carmelo Anthony had an uncomfortable experience as he entered the Target Center last night for the Knicks vs Timberwolves game.
A crazy fan reportedly was able to sneak by Target Center security, and followed Melo from the team bus all the way to the lockerroom, screaming at Melo in regards to Kevin Garnett.
The fan snuck by security when the Knicks...
Tip: 8PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: TNT Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Monty McCutchen, Nick Buchert and Ed Malloy
Boston Celtics Tickets
At home: 17-9
On road: 8-16
Streak: Won 5
Streak: Won 3
Buckets: Pierce (18.5 ppg)
Buckets: Kobe Bryant (27.6 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.4 rpg)
Keeping the Celtics as a contending team is a daunting prospect with all their injury concerns and the continual conversation of are they better without Rondo. Last night's game provided the proof that this team is mediocre at best. The Toronto Raptors led by new leader, Rudy Gay gave a spirited effort and Boston played down to their expectations. It was very hard to tell...