Following Wednesday night’s game against the Bulls, 17-year veteran Kevin Garnett made a comment about this being his last All-Star game which was interpreted as a hin at retirement as it made it’s way around the league. Garnett joined ESPN Radio in Houston Friday where he said his comment was taken out of context, and explained it in full.
via Chris Forsberg, ESPN Boston:
“…But to think that two years left, who knows what the future’s going to hold for me. I can’t say that I’m going to be an All-Star next year at 37-38 years old. That’s ludicrous.
“I’m learning this new journalism these days, they don’t really put out the whole question, they just ask the parts at which they want. So I’ll explain it. The question kinda came off as whether next year and [Garnett] making the All-Star [game], I was like, ‘Woah, woah, woah. This is probably my last,’ then went into that way and spoke on it. But yeah, I don’t anticipate — I never said that I wasn’t going to anticipate playing lik