Found May 02, 2013 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Kevin Garnett
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
Stop those silly questions. KG has something real to say. Kevin Garnett was in fine interviewing spirits after the Celtics held off the Knicks 92-86 on Wednesday night, keeping their first-round series alive as the Celts chipped back to 3-2. When Comcast SportsNet’s Greg Dickerson stopped Garnett on the sideline for a quick chat before Garnett headed to the locker room, Garnett didn’t even let Dickerson get a question off before giving his opinion of the game. “All that you’re about to say ain’t got nothing to do with it,” Garnett said. “We out here scrapping. This is survival. It’s like a Game 7 — every game from here on out is like a Game 7, and we’re scrapping. Easier said than done, right there. No shenanigans, no nothing.” Dickerson ended up getting some questions in, but it was no doubt vintage Garnett. Check it out in the video below.
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