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Boston Celtics veteran Kevin Garnett has been all but certified as a master of mind-games. He could be spinning his most most masterful web of all.
Garnett has very little if any love for his rivals. He has always shown a certain level of disdain for those he considers his true peers.
Think about the classic battles of his career.
Garnett has always played the hardest when he takes the time to respect somebody enough to disrespect them.
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Classy moment by Paul Pierce and Carmelo Anthony ruined by booing. 'Melo to his credit admonishes the booing.
Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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Blake Griffin has a very important announcement to make: Move over Carmelo Anthony, he is going for the 2013 NBA scoring title.
The Celtics managed only 8 points in the 4th quarter last night, and just 25 total in the second half.
For the game Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce combined to shoot 10-27 from the field, 37%.
The bench scored just 4 points without making a field goal (0-7), including 0-4 3PT from Jason Terry.
Boston's reserves also failed to register a single assist.
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Game 1: Saturday, April 20 – Celtics at Knicks – 3 p.m. (ABC)
Game 2: Tuesday, April 23 – Celtics at Knicks – 8 p.m. (TNT)
Game 3: Friday, April 26 – Knicks at Celtics – 8 p.m. (ESPN)
Game 4: Sunday, April 28 – Knicks at Celtics – 1 p.m. (ABC)
Game 5*: Wednesday, May 1 – Celtics at Knicks – TBD
Game 6*: Friday, May 3 – Knicks at Celtics – TBD
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Today at 3pm the New York Knicks will begin their journey on a road to a hopeful Championship run. The first obstacle for the Knicks is the dreaded Boston Celtics who are not as good as the old Celtics, but still playoff tested and dangerous.
Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jeff Green are now the Celtics nucleus. Pierce is not...