Sporting News’ report Sunday that the Clippers are making a push for 17-year-veteran Kevin Garnett has become the rumor of the week. Follow up reports insist it’s not likely to happen, but either way, the six-year Celtic made it clear he’s as loyal as they come.
According to Greg Payne, ESPN Boston:
“Well (Celtics GM) Danny (Ainge) made it very, very obvious since Day 1, since he brought Ray Allen and myself here to be aligned with Paul (Pierce) that he was going to do whatever is best for this organization,” said Garnett, who can block any deal with his no-trade clause. “He’s always made that apparent, so I’ve always understood that. I bleed green, I die green, that’s what it is. But it is a business and when that crosses the paths, I deal with it. But trades are a part of this league. Every year you’re going to hear certain things. If I were ya’ll, I wouldn’t read too much into it.”