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Less than 48 hours ago Kevin Garnett sent Celtics fans, the media, and the twitterverse into panic mode when he said that this year's All-Star game would be his last, and seemed to hint at retirement. Personally I never gave a ton of credence to the comments considering A. KG's impossible to read, he never gives direct answers and B. Comments made after a grueling stretch of games where a ton of his teammates went down with serious injuries are always going to be clouded with emotion, and should be taken with a grain of salt. With that said, it was good to see Garnett speak about the comments today at All-Star availability in Houston.
Ben Rohrbach of WEEI's Green Street had a great run down of KG's news conference (link), including his clarifying of Wednesday night's post-game comments.
This is what KG said when asked the question a first time.
I took the question as if somebody was asking me about next year," said Garnett prior to his 15th All-Star Gam...
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Kevin Garnett mentioned that he was bringing his family to All Star Weekend with him and he was going to enjoy it because it was going to be his last. That set off a feeding frenzy of the media speculating that he was planning to retire at the end of this season. He sets the record straight about those comments in this interview. I sure wish Rondo was there with him. They'...
Did Kevin Garnett unintentionally announce his retirement tonight? When the 17-year veteran was asked about this weekend’s All-Star game following the Celtics’ 71-69 win over the Bulls, he responded by saying it would be his last. When asked why, the Celtic, who has two years and $23.5 million remaining on his contract after this season, said “Ya’ll don’t know what I know...
Much was made of the supposed “beef” between Kevin Garnett and Carmelo Anthony earlier this season. After a physical, emotional game, Melo supposedly waited outside of the Boston locker room to have a word with KG. Then the rumors started flying about what was actually said on the court between the two. Now, the two have apparently talked and resolved whatever issues there might...
Kevin Garnett plans to retire as a member of the Celtics.
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Kevin Garnett has been mentioned in trade conversations, but the veteran All-Star forward says he will not waive his no-trade clause.
Just five weeks ago, Carmelo Anthony hated Kevin Garnett. We all know the story; Anthony and Garnett were going at it in a tightly contested game back on Jan. 8. It got chippy and the two started jawing and before long, Garnett went below the belt like he normally does and allegedly said that Anthony’s wife “tastes like Honey Nut Cheerios.”
Now I’m not married but if...
BOSTON — Already short on bodies, the Celtics were almost another man down on Wednesday.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers offered Kevin Garnett, the 36-year-old center who will be taking part in his 15th All-Star game this weekend, a chance to sit out the game against the Bulls to get some much-needed rest. As much as Garnett admitted he could use the respite, one look around the locker...
Sweet Jesus, it's 1 am on a Friday night, yet the rumors keep rolling in. But this time is a little different. This time it's Woj (esteemed Yahoo NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski). The proposed deal: Kevin Garnett for Clippers PG Eric Bledsoe and C DeAndre Jordan.
Here's an excerpt from Woj's article (co-written with Marc Spears) (link).
The Boston Celtics and Los...
Josh Smith has again been linked to Boston by a respected NBA reporter.
I keep hearing Josh Smith's primary destination is Boston.— Gery Woelfel (@GeryWoelfel) February 14, 2013
"Primary destination" can mean trade destination or as a free agent.
It's been well documented the immensely talented, immensely frustrating Smith is a good friend of Rajon Rondo....
The Celtics are a hard team to figure out. With trade rumors surrounding the team including Celtic cornerstone Kevin Garnett and the fact the team is playing much better with out their best player Ronda, this team is a mystery.
The Boston Celtics do have some sexy fans though, that part isn’t too hard to comprehend. Let’s enjoy a gallery of these babes.
The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers are still discussing a trade of Kevin Garnett and Eric Bledsoe, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. But this deal would also include shot-swatting center DeAndre Jordan instead of Caron Butler.
Sources tell Woj that the Celtics and Clippers have been in "regular contact about the possibility." The big hurdle...
I love how they keep on wanting Bolt to give props to other teams and players, but it's all about Kevin Garnett and the Celtics for the world's fastest man.
Big thanks to Celtics Lifer Tia Compenser for the video tip.
As it often happens with trades in the NBA, it’s not so much about the actual players who might be traded as it is contingent on which player outside of the trade talk is staying or leaving a team.
For instance, trade rumors are currently heating up regarding the Celtics Kevin Garnett going to the Clippers in exchange for Eric Bledsoe and DeAndre Jordan.
However, this possible...