Found June 13, 2012 on Celtics Life:
From NBA press release: Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics has been fined $25,000 for failing to make himself available to the media following Boston’s 101-88 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on June 9 at AmericanAirlines Arena. The fine was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations. I supported KG and Rondo not shaking hands or talking with the media. Animosity can be a good thing in sports.

Garnett waiting on the Celtics

One of the most interesting teams to watch this offseason will be the Boston Celtics. They have to face the decision of bringing back their aging veterans or letting their stars go and starting over. They were within one win of the NBA Finals, so it would be hard to make the argument that the current team they have doesn’t work, but will the wear and tear of another year push them...

Kevin Garnett Fined $25,000 for Failing to Make Himself Available to Media Following Game 7 Loss to Miami

Kevin Garnett may have drawn criticism for abruptly leaving the court following the Celtics' loss to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but it was his failure to speak to reporters that drew him a fine. Garnett was fined $25,000 for not making himself available to the media after the 101-88 loss on Saturday, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations...

Sam Cassell is trying to get Kevin Garnett to stop thinking about retirement

While writing a story about Doc Rivers, Jackie MacMullan broke news on several other fronts. Go read her story for quotes about Doc, such as: ”They say Doc is a players’ coach, and he is,” Bass said with a grin. “A players’ coach who will kick your ass.” But keep reading this post for some of the news.Ray Allen probably isn’t returning. MacMullan reports he was pissed...

Source: Garnett In No Hurry To Re-Sign With Celtics

Kevin Garnett will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

Kevin Garnett Recently Talked of Retiring, According to His Trusted Friend Sam Cassell

Kevin Garnett has nothing left to prove. We'll know before long whether that notion will convince Garnett to ride off into the sunset this offseason, but retirement is at least a possibility, according to one of KG's good friends. Sam Cassell, who played with Garnett in both Minnesota and Boston, told ESPN's Jackie MacMullan that The Big Ticket talked of retiring "...

Perkins joins the growing chorus: Garnett considering retirement, won’t play for anyone but Doc Rivers

If you didn’t trust Sam Cassell, who shared the exact same news earlier this week, maybe you can believe Kendrick Perkins: Kevin Garnett is conflicted about retirement, but won’t play for anyone except Doc Rivers if he returns for an 18th NBA season. (CBS Sports)Despite the comfort zone Perkins has found in the heartland, you get the sense a piece of him died when the Celtics...

Wyc Grousbeck: ‘The picture is not in place for next year yet’

The Boston Celtics are entering an offseason maze.They have four players currently under contract for 2012-13. Kevin Garnett is pondering retirement and his decision figures to be the first domino to fall. But even Garnett’s choice will only begin to define an offseason which will require Danny Ainge to fill 11 roster spots while deciding whether to continue with the Big Three...

Join NBA Writer Ben Watanabe for Twitter Q&A on Tuesday at Noon

The Celtics' season has finally come to an end after a Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. With the defeat comes plenty of questions about The Big Three's future. Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen are free agents, casting some doubt over their future in Boston. Garnett, in particular, was effective this season, but he, Allen and Paul Pierce are all starting to get up there...

Boston Celtics: The End of the Pierce, Garnett, Allen Era

I was born in Massachusetts towards the end of the Larry Bird era. Never saw him play live. Only stepped inside of the old Boston Garden one time and it was to see Disney on Ice. There wasn't much of a reason for me to be a Boston Celtics fan. My dad was, so I was. The team didn't give me much of reason. The deterioration of Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish...

Five Damn Good Years

It wasn’t that long ago when Danny Ainge brought in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to join Paul Pierce, leading the Celtics to their first NBA Championship in 22 years. That season was as fun as they come, and the rest of the four years wasn’t four behind. That trio might have played its last game together, so take a look at this video and remember that first championship run.

Stiemsma on future: "Boston is definitely my No. 1 choice"

Boston Herald“Obviously, I have to do what’s best financially for me and my family. But at the same time, to come back to this system where I think I fit in pretty well, that will play a factor, too,” Stiemsma said. “The fans in Boston have been unbelievable. To come back to play for Doc (Rivers), hopefully we can make that work out. Boston is definitely my No. 1 choice.”...

End of an era!

Did the Miami Heat bring Boston’s ‘big Three’ era to an unceremoniously end last week? Most basketball observers think so to some degree – and I agree. While I believe it’s of the utmost importance that Boston bring back unrestricted free agent Kevin Garnett, I can very well see the team losing sweet-shooting two guard Ray Allen. Allen may have finished up the 2011-12 season...
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