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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.”
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The rumor wheel began swirling again earlier today when a report came out from the Denver Post saying that the Nuggets were asking about the availability of Kevin Garnett.
Mark Kizla of the post seemed to insinuate that it was almost a done deal that Garnett would be shipped out of Boston. Not so fast. That same report also...
Kevin Garnett discusses trade rumors. He says he's aware that it's a business and that Danny Ainge will do what's best for the Celtics. Worth a watch.
Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
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As a friendly reminder, Kevin Garnett still has a no-trade clause.
This is not a complicated situation, really, which makes it rare in the world of NBA transactions — or in this case, non-transactions. As several reports noted last summer, Garnett secured his no-trade clause while taking a sizable pay cut, keeping him among a small minority of respected stars who cannot be dealt...
Despite Sporting News’ report Sunday that the Los Angeles Clippers were making a push for 17-year veteran Kevin Garnett, follow up reports suggest that nothing is imminent. Like we’ve said before, Garnett is one of four players (Kobe, Duncan, Nowitzki) with a no-trade clause, meaning he has to approve any trade including him, making a move to the Clippers even more unlikely....
According to Sean Deveney of Sporting News, the Los Angeles Clippers are interested in trading for Boston Celtics power forward Kevin Garnett. Apparently, the Clippers are offering Caron Butler and [...]
With the good Los Angeles team in town yesterday, it was not all that surprising to see trade rumors between the Celtics and Clippers pop up. After all with one team floating right at the .500 mark and with several key veterans on their roster, and the other team in 3rd place in their Conference and seemingly one piece away from being championship contenders - they were a natural...
With the Clippers in Boston this weekend, Danny Ainge likely had a chance to talk face-to-face with Clippers brass. And the Clippers likely had the chance to inquire whether the Celtics might be interested in breaking up their core and improve their team firsthand.
The rumor began filtering out shortly after Sunday's game between Los Angeles and Boston that the Clippers were...
Add the Denver Nuggets to the list of teams allegedly interested in the services of Kevin Garnett. But according to Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post – Garnett has no love for Denver:
Kevin Garnett is everything the Nuggets need. Heck, his scowl alone is more intimidating in the post than all 21 feet of center on Denver’s roster.
So what’s the problem with pushing the idea of...
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Earlier this week Kevin Garnett responded to rumors that the Celtics core players may be traded with a simple, defiant phrase. He told reporters, “I bleed green” and in Boston’s fifth consecutive win at Toronto on Wednesday night, he proved it. Garnett posted a vintage line with 27 points and 10 rebounds in 32 minutes, while shooting an efficient 11-18...
Awesome round of quotes today from Celtics coach Doc Rivers, captain Paul Pierce, and center Kevin Garnett on the ongoing trade rumors that seem to pop up by the day. The most recent round of rumors have Kevin Garnett heading to Los Angeles for Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe and forward Caron Butler. What do the Celtics think of these rumors? Let's start with Doc.
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Boston Celtics Tickets
At home: 17-9
On road: 8-16
Streak: Won 5
Streak: Won 3
Buckets: Pierce (18.5 ppg)
Buckets: Kobe Bryant (27.6 ppg)
Boards: Garnett (7.4 rpg)