Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 12/9/12
Kevin Garnett has been one of the NBA’s best rebounders his entire career. In fact, he had a streak of recording at least one rebound in every game he played since January 21, 1997. But on Saturday, that streak came to an end when he failed to grab a rebound in the Boston Celtics’ 92-79 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. The Celtics may have won the game, but Garnett was not happy about losing his streak. He went on a humorous rant about it while talking with reporters after the game. (NSFW language): “I’m looking for the statistician around here. When I find out what he looks like, we might have some problems,” Garnett joked. “I had a rebound in the first quarter! That’s bulls— man! Naw that’s f—ing bulls— man! I had a rebound in the first half!” “I think that’s an error. We’re going to fix that.” When told the last time he didn’t have a rebound was 1997, Garnett was in shock. “Better dust of that! Are you serious? That’s an error. They gotta go back and fix that,” he joked. That was a funny rant and all, but what is it about Boston athletes always flipping out about their stats? Video via Chris Forsberg Chest bump to Eye on Basketball

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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