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.Â 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 Game appearance, "and I had ...