Found December 25, 2011 on
Kevin Garnett is one of the NBA's fiercest competitors, which sometimes results in him exchanging words with opposing players. Things got a bit more heated than usual at the conclusion of Sunday's season opener, though. Garnett was unable to sink the final shot, which allowed the Knicks to hold on for a 106-104 victory in what was a very intense, back-and-forth battle at Madison Square Garden. Upon the miss and the sound of the final buzzer, Garnett got into it with former teammate Bill Walker. Walker, of course, played 29 games with Boston in 2008-09 and eight games with the...

Kevin Garnett Put His Hand on Bill Walker’s Throat, but He Likely Won’t be Punished

Kevin Garnett wasted little time showing his midseason form. And by midseason form, we don’t mean putting up strong stats for the Celtics; we mean being a ******* on the court. KG missed a last-second jumper that could have tied the Celtics-Knicks game Sunday. It looks like his former teammate/current Knicks guard, Bill Walker, talked some trash to him after the brick. Garnett...

Video: Kevin Garnett tops off his team’s first game with a tussle

The New York Knicks and Boston Celtics opened the 2011-12 season in excitable fashion, thrilling the Madison Square Garden crowd with a 106-104 Knick win. And Kevin Garnett, perhaps the NBA's preeminent trash-talker, is clearly in midseason form. Or, late-December form, which makes sense even on the NBA's opening day. After missing a buzzer-beater that would have tied the...

Kevin SPARnett not penalized for Walker incident

   Kevin Garnett will avoid punishment thanks to the good graces of the NBA and will join the 0-1 Boston Celtics on December 27th @ 8:00pm to take on the 1-0 Miami Heat. Garnett, after bricking a game winning buzzer-beater against the Knicks, bullishly lunged at Bill Walkers throat before being saved by Baron Davis (of all people). Walker no doubt deserved it for running his...

Video: Garnett and Bill Walker get into it after the game

This will probably cost both guys some money, but I don't think there'll be a suspension.  (A) KG's got to keep a cooler head.  I know he's pissed he just missed a game-tying jumper... but you can't risk a suspension... especially with Pierce being hurt. (B) Look at Bill Walker's little ***** move.  He puts his hands up and backs...

Kevin Garnett Gets Into Scuffle With Knicks Bill Walker After Missed Buzzer Beater (Video)

Yesterday, the NBA season got started with a bang as the New York Knicks pulled out a late win against the Boston Celtics.Nearing the end of the game, Boston's Kevin Garnett missed a game-trying shot and then got into a confrontation with New York's Bill Walker:

Source: No penalty for KG after Walker incident

Boston Celtics big man Kevin Garnett won't be penalized by the NBA for his postgame skirmish Sunday with New York Knicks guard Bill Walker, a league source told's Marc Stein on Monday.

Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen's Last Stand, LeBron James' Redemption Among Top 10 Storylines for 2011-12 NBA Season

The NBA season returns on Christmas Day with five nationally televised games, which is just the right amount for fans to get their fill following more than five months without pro basketball. The Miami Heat were the dominant headline at the beginning of last season, but this year there are several storylines to watch. The Knicks and Clippers look forward to new eras, while the Lakers...

Celtics, With New Bench, Seek Another Title

Boston, which opens the season Sunday against the Knicks, has a new squad of players to support Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo.

Enemy Chatter: The Celtics imploded emotionally

I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and bloggers are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose of 'enemy chatter' from New York. The Celtics also imploded emotionally. Referee Joey Crawford, who himself has a quick trigger, called fourth-quarter technical fouls on O'Neal and Pavlovic.Allen, who scored 20, rushed an...
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