Found October 02, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Former Boston Celtics forward-center Kevin Garnett says the only reason he and teammate Paul Pierce came to Brooklyn to play for the Nets is to win another championship. “I’m here to get another ring,” Garnett said to USA Today Sports. “That’s the only reason we came to Brooklyn.” Nets coach Jason Kidd, 40, was entering New York Knicks training camp as a 


Kidd, Garnett already at odds in Brooklyn?

Coach Jason Kidd and Kevin Garnett already have had a disagreement Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd and veteran Kevin Garnett apparently had a meeting that “didn’t go too well” in Garnett’s words. With a star-laden roster comes star-laden egos and that is exactly what first year head coach Jason Kidd will have to keep in check. And it may be easier said than done. Already,...

Deron Williams, Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and other Nets veterans hang out in pool

With the acquisition of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett in the offseason, the Brooklyn Nets have become a more veteran-oriented team and it appears that those veterans needed some pool time after the first day of training camp. Check out the below Instagram image posted on Deron Williams Instagram account of veterans Joe Johnson, Pierce, Garnett, Deron Williams, and Jason Terry chilling...

Joe Johnson and Willams thrilled about KG and Pierce

Photo from Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News Deron Williams, and Joe Johnson have two new teammates that will take away a lot of pressure from them. Joe seemed happy that the word "soft" wouldn't be thrown around with the arrival of Kevin Garnett. "KG, Paul & Jason are 3 guys who have won championships. Just seeing their mentality, that'll be...

Rajon Rondo didn’t feel anything when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were traded

While trades are commonplace in the NBA, many might have perceived that when the Boston Celtics traded Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Brooklyn Nets, Rajon Rondo might have felt something regarding the deal. However, it appears that the “hard facts” of the NBA kept from feeling much about the loss of two of his teammates and his head coach, Doc Rivers: “It wasn’t difficult...

Jeff Green Says Kevin Garnett Is Now ‘Enemy,’ Credits Veteran With Pushing Him to New Heights

WALTHAM, Mass. — When the ball goes up for the Celtics’ first matchup with the Brooklyn Nets this season — currently scheduled for Dec. 10 at Barclays Center — Jeff Green will not be thinking about the new heights Kevin Garnett pushed him to reach as a teammate. Green won’t feel anything, really. If Garnett taught him anything in their short time on the same team, it is...

Kevin Garnett Does Not Want to Rest During Back-to-Backs, Was ‘Honest’ With Coach Jason Kidd

Welcome to Doc Rivers‘ world, Jason Kidd. Rivers and Kevin Garnett butted heads at times over the last few seasons over how many minutes the veteran big man would play and against which opponents he would rest. When the Nets acquired Garnett in this summer’s blockbuster trade, new coach Kidd remarked that Garnett, 37, would probably sit the first or second game on any two-game...

Kevin Garnett Not On Board With Jason Kidd Limiting His Minutes

Nets head coach, Jason Kidd, recently said that it was unlikely he would play Kevin Garnett in back-to-backs games this season, so he spoke to the 18-year NBA veteran about limiting his minutes, but “it didn’t go too well,” according to Garnett. The 37-year-old is not on board with Kidd limiting his minutes, telling USA Today that he thinks it’s important for the team...

Rondo says he 'felt nothing' about trade of Garnett and Pierce

Rajon Rondo was always known to be close to his Boston teammates. He took the trade of Kendrick Perkins to Oklahoma City two years ago very hard as that was his best friend. He was notoriously close with Kevin Garnett. Rondo is a mercurial figure and a hard nut to crack but seemed to have really developed a brotherhood with his felow Ubuntu Celtics teammates. So how did he feel...

Nets thinking title, but not for winning Atlantic

Paul Pierce won plenty of Atlantic Division titles during his days with the Boston Celtics, but at the end of the seasons when he exited the playoffs without lifting the Larry O'Brien trophy, none of those six divisional titles didn't carried any weight. The only one that mattered was the one he captured during the 2008 season, en route to his first and only NBA title. ...

Rajon Rondo Says ‘It Wasn’t Difficult At All’ When Rivers, Pierce and Garnett Left Celtics

Rajon Rondo is excited for a fresh start this upcoming season without Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett and says he was unemotional when he heard about the deals that sent the trio out of Boston. According to the Boston Globe: Asked about the departures of Doc Rivers, Paul Pierce, and Kevin Garnett, Rondo was unemotional. “It wasn’t difficult at all,” said Rondo. ...

Rondo doesn’t care Garnett, Pierce, and Rivers are gone

Rajon Rondo has played his whole career with Boston Celtics. He played 7 seasons with Paul Pierce and 6 season s with Kevin Garnett. Seven of those years he was also with head coach Doc Rivers. Now Pierce, Garnett, and Rivers are gone and only Rondo remains. Apparently Rondo doesn’t really care that they are all gone. Here is what he told “It wasn’t difficult at...

Rajon Rondo says he Didnt Feel Anthing when KG & Paul Pierce were Traded

Can’t fault him for being honest. But you at least expected Rondo to be somewhat sad that Pierce and KG had to leave. Rajon Rondo on how he felt after Garnett and Pierce were traded: "It wasn’t difficult at all, I didn't feel anything…" Ouch. — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) October 1, 2013

Rondo Says He Didn’t Feel Anything When Pierce & KG Were Traded

Celtics guard Rajon Rondo was asked how he felt when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett were traded. Rajon Rondo on how he felt after Garnett and Pierce were traded: "It wasn’t difficult at all, I didn't feel anything…" Ouch. — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) October 1, 2013 Well, there you have it. Rondo gave not one…well you know the rest is.

KG takes the podium at Nets media day

Photo from KG was asked what's next after "getting the monkey off his back in Boston", he said for "another ring, and it's the only reason we came to Brooklyn." Kevin was his genuine charming self at the podium today.He had the room laughing from the start, and it's something will miss in Boston. Kevin called Boston's chemistry "...

KG Sets Goal To Hold Nets Opponents To Under 80pts Per Game

The Brooklyn Nets started their first day of training camp on the Duke University Campus yesterday. Reports out of Durham are that newbie head coach Jason Kidd took a back-seat approach to practice, letting Lawrence Frank run the majority of it from a coaching standpoint. But on the players end, to no one’s surprise, Kevin Garnett stepped up as the vocal on-court leader. H/T: NY...
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