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BOSTON — Kevin Garnett has about as much use for individual milestones as he does for size 7 basketball sneakers. Neither really fits his game.
Still, there was no denying that Garnett was visibly moved on Thursday, when his turnaround jump shot with eight minutes left in the second quarter gave him 25,000 points for his career. A few minutes later, when the achievement was announced over the loudspeakers at the TD Garden, the man who is allergic to individual honors raised his hand to acknowledge the cheering crowd. It was clearly a special moment for the 36-year-old, although it would have meant much less had the Celtics not come out with a decisive 116-95 win over the rival Lakers.
“First priority was the Lakers,” said Garnett, who came into the game six points shy of the mark, which has been reached by only 16 players in the history of the NBA. “I didn’t even notice until, I think, somebody mentioned something in passing [Wednesday] night and it kind of went in one ear and out t...
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Kevin Garnett scored his 25,000th career point in the second quarter last night (you may have heard), so immediately we knew two things.Reporters were going to be interested in what he had to say post-game andHe was going to be a great interview because, you know, KG.Sure enough, both things were true. Here’s the video of KG’s post-game interviews after blowing out the Lakers...
Boston Celtic veterans Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce have had their names come up in trade rumors throughout the season. However, general manager Danny Ainge doesn’t expect either player to be traded, reports Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston."Yeah, I think that's by far the most likely thing. Sure," he said when asked whether he was comfortable saying the two stars...
Tonight, in a game that saw the Boston Celtics blow out their rival Los Angeles Lakers and Kevin Garnett reach 25,000 career points, Fab Melo also earned his first NBA basket. Melo had a somewhat humorous comment when it came to KG's milestone:
Fab Melo to KG after Garnett reached 25K points: "I told him, 'I have 24,998 to go.' Hopefully I'll get there."...
Following a big 116-95 win over the Lakers in which he became the 16th player in NBA history to eclipse 25,000 career points, Kevin Garnett sounded off on the recent trade rumors swirling around him – being brutally honest as usual. The Six-year Celtic made it clear that he’s dedicated to his team, ”I don’t know what y’all sources or whoever’s making up these bullsh...
The Denver Nuggets have a glaring need for a real presence in the post. Kevin Garnett, though a year older and slower, would definitely fill that need. According to the Denver Post, the Nuggets have reached out to the Celtics to try to strike a deal to bring Garnett to Denver, but there’s one problem. Garnett doesn’t want any part of a trade that would send him to Denver.
Kevin Garnett leads the Celtics past the revamped Raptors 99-95 to extend the winning streak to five.
Toronto was a part of the only blockbuster trade that’s gone down so far this season and they acquired the best player in the deal in Rudy Gay.
Gay and Demar DeRozan did not waste any time in this game as the high-flying wings scored the Raptors first 10 points. Kevin Garnett...
BOSTON — When Kevin Garnett is in a really good mood, he has a tendency to make cooking analogies.
Hey, we all have our things.
Since Rajon Rondo went down with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, Garnett has been one of the most vocal Celtics in talking about every players’ need to step up in one area or another to take on the many roles Rondo fulfilled all...
After the ACL tear of point guard Rajon Rondo, many stuck a fork into the Boston Celtics season. With aging stars up and down the roster, many assumed the Celtics should start trying to trade some assets for young pieces and the future. Forward Kevin Garnett has found himself in the midst of numerous [...]
Kevin Garnett future Hall of Famer? I think most would agree he deserves a spot. Thursday night in a blowout against the Lakers, KG scored his 25,000th point. KG becomes the first player in NBA history to amass 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 5,000 assists, 1,500 blocks and steals.
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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...
I do not want to highlight one player in tonight’s win, as this was truly one of the Celtics best team efforts of the year. In direct opposition to what I just said, the only player I do want to highlight is Kevin Garnett, who got his 25,000th point tonight with a fade-away jumper. His response? Thanking all the people who helped him get there and finished with a “it’s...
Carmelo Anthony's wife Lala reportedly tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios according to Kevin Garnett but one flaky fan in Minnesota sounds like he is just plain nuts.
Anthony was confronted by a trash-talking Timberwolves fan — while entering the Target Center Friday night — who harassed the Knicks star about Garnett. The obsessed man taunted Anthony about his Celtics rival...
The New York Post is reporting that Carmelo Anthony had an uncomfortable experience as he entered the Target Center last night for the Knicks vs Timberwolves game.
A crazy fan reportedly was able to sneak by Target Center security, and followed Melo from the team bus all the way to the lockerroom, screaming at Melo in regards to Kevin Garnett.
The fan snuck by security when the Knicks...
Tip: 8PM Court: TD Garden Watch it: TNT Hear it: WEEI
Referees: Monty McCutchen, Nick Buchert and Ed Malloy
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)