Found January 02, 2014 on BlackSportsOnline:
PLAYERS: Kevin Garnett
TEAMS: Brooklyn Nets
I wonder if in hindsight, Kevin Garnett would rather be running on the beach, or just chilling sipping lemonade outside his mansion in Malibu. The 19 year veteran of the NBA seems lost on a talented, but underachieving Brooklyn Nets team that was supposed to contend for a championship. Garnett has had a decline in every major category since last season, and finally on Wednesday, spoke about the frustrations that he and his teammates are feeling.  “Nobody likes to lose. I’m not a loser. But I show up every day and I try to be a professional and give everything I have,” said Garnett, who is averaging a career-low 21.5 minutes. “You put Father Time on top of that. It doesn’t help anything else. And knick knacks and injuries and stuff like that and guys going out. It’s just a frustrating time. “But you know what? I’ve been through some harder times than this. I have a lot confidence that I’ll come out of this, and we’ll come out of this with some decency.” Garnett is averaging 6.5 point...
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