Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/29/12
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In Wednesday night’s Celtics-Nets game at the TD Garden, tempers flared following a hard foul on Boston’s Kevin Garnett by the Nets Kris Humphries. Following the contest — which saw Rajon Rondo, among others, rejected– both teams have continued the bad blood off the court and into social media (which has drawn criticism from Erin Andrews). And on Thursday afternoon, Garnett fired back at the Nets and Humphries. KG joined Mut & Merloni on WEEI to talk about the confrontation, and although Rondo’s actions may yield a suspension, he was OK with his teammate sticking up for him. “A lot of people that know Rajon know that he doesn’t like anybody messing with teammates or messing with brothers or messing with any kind of family. It’s pretty much been the code and been how it is since I’ve been here. … This year’s no different from that. We have each other’s backs out there.” According to KG, Humphries has been known for such hard fouls, including a similar foul in an earlier contest, on teammate Paul Pierce. “I’ve seen him foul out. We watched film of the last time the last time we played in Brooklyn and he kind of gave Paul [Pierce] a similar type of foul: two hands, had something on it. Dude’s always been known to be out of control and he’s always tried to play the tough guy or whatever role.” Because of Rondo’s unquestioned value to the Celtics, his actions and potential suspension may have those wishing he didn’t get involved in the altercation. He talked with NBA officials prior to Thursday’s practice, and the league’s decision on whether Rondo will be suspended — and if so, how long — coming soon. The Celtics are currently 8-7 and take on the Blazers on Friday night. Screen Grab via NBA.com
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