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Guys, you really aren’t going to believe this, but Kevin Garnett doesn’t like to be called soft.I know, right? It’s weird that the most intense, competitive person to come through Boston in quite some time bristles a little bit when his coach calls the team soft, but actually, it’s totally true. Here’s the transcription of Garnett’s interview with WEEI, after being asked about Rivers’ comments.I don’t really want to say that. I don’t really want to say that we are soft because as men, and where I am from, you don’t call another man soft. … But you’re right, we need to start the games with some more physicality. We gotta meet the physicality when we get to a high level. When you find yourself on the heels, you gotta meet it head on. Coach’s assessment is what it is. You can take it as criticism or he is trying to make us better. It’s your call, but like I said, each guy has to look at himself in the mirror and believe he can do better.”“It is what it is” is the most loaded ath
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Kevin Garnett did an interview on WEEI's Mut and Merloni show this afternoon, with last night's "brawl" obviously being the main topic of conversation. But he also gave us a nice quote to laugh at in the never ending "we don't talk to Ray Allen anymore" genre. From The Boston Globe's Gary Dzen:
In a bit of a lighter moment, Garnett was asked...
#NBA sources say Rajon #Rondo had been suspended for 2 games for his role in last nights shoving match w/ Nets. Kevin Garnett has been fined
— Mike Dowling (@MDowlingWCVB) November 29, 2012
If this is true, it’s definitely on the low side of what people were afraid of. I saw people expecting up to 10 today.
In today’s NBA, a 2-game suspension for this is probably the best...
The Celtics beat the Portland Trailblazers emphatically by a score of 96-78 last night, even if their star point guard was not around to see the action after being ejected against the Nets. However, the talk in the locker room for Kevin Garnett was about Doc’s comment that other teams think the Celtics are “soft”. [...]
Attention TNT/ESPN: You need Brian Scalabrine on the sideline. Scal had one of the most entertaining postgame interviews with Kevin Garnett after the Celtics defeated the Trailblazers Friday night, joking with KG that all the young guys around the league have his poster hanging “until they get to know you, then they rip that thing down”. Granted, he’s comfortable with these...
Kevin Garnett, Doc Rivers, and Paul Pierce meet the press following the Celtics big win vs the Blazers.
Videos courtesy of Chris Forsberg and Mike Petraglia.
In Wednesday night’s Celtics-Nets game at the TD Garden, tempers flared following a hard foul on Boston’s Kevin Garnett by the Nets Kris Humphries.
Following the contest — which saw Rajon Rondo, among others, rejected– both teams have continued the bad blood off the court and into social media (which has drawn criticism from Erin Andrews).
And on Thursday afternoon, Garnett...
With LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trailblazers coming into Boston, The Oregonian posted an interesting article about the matchup: Does Garnett’s style of play, and irritation, bring out the best in Aldridge? Can I quickly dispel this and say no?
According to article, Aldridge has a list of people who really bring out the aggravation in him. Guys like A’mare Stoudemire,...
Following the dust-up that occurred Wednesday night in the Celtics vs. Nets game, both head coaches and several players had their own comments to add on the situation. Sorry, no comments from Rondo as he was escorted by security from the arena, Kris Humphries or Gerald Wallace. I’m sure they were thinking about the [...]
There are a lot of CSNNE reporters I like. Michael Felger in not one of them. He's openly stated he doesn't like the Celtics or the NBA, yet CSNNE gives him a major platform to discuss the NBA. Yesterday he was going off on how KG ran away from Gerald Wallace and would lose a fight to any hockey player.
"I would take, almost literally, anyone in the NHL over Kevin Garnett...
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The Celtics pasted the Portland Trailblazers at TD Garden tonight, 96-78. Courtney Lee and Jeff Green both stepped-up, and Kevin Garnett was vintage KG. He scored his 10 points on a variety of bank shots, fadeaways and sweet jumpers. Ticket also finished with 5 boards & 4 assists in 23 minutes. Jeff Green was aggressive from the jump and led the C’s with...
The Celtics barely missed Rondo as they routed the Trailblazers 96-78. Strong performances by Jeff Green, Jason Terry, Courtney Lee, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett gave Celtics fans hope that they can play without their floor general. Jared Weiss of CLNS Radio recaps the game in tonight’s edition of “Three at the Buzzer”. Filmed and [...]
I always feel bad for fans who start talking lottery in the first month of the season. Even in the Celtics worst years I had hope for the team turning it around. The hate for Tommy is way over the top. It amazes me when they talk about him like he doesn't know basketball. A 10 time champion as both player and coach, Tommy knows more than their whole fan base. I've...
With the Nets up 51-35 in the first half of their game against the Celtics last night, tempers flared when Nets' Kris Humphries fouled Celtics' Kevin Garnett sending him crashing to the floor.
Rajon Rondo didn't take to kindly to Humphries' foul on his teammate and that's when a brawl broke out.
Boston head coach responded to the brawl saying the fight...