Found June 11, 2012 on
San Antonio Spurs
New York Knicks
They are the two premier big men of this era - San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan and Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett. Both have dominated the paint offensively and defensively, won NBA titles and garnered many accolades along the way. But now that the season is over and their NBA careers are coming to an end soon, could TD and KG be forming the next "Twin Towers" in San Antonio?
According to the Express-News (h/t Project Spurs), the Spurs have their sights sets on Garnett in the offseason.
The Spurs will consider everything and everyone this summer when free agency begins. But one option tossed out this weekend by one in the Spurs organization is not just another name.
Now that would be one sight to see and talk about a way for the two best forwards to end their careers than playing together gunning for a title but let's face it, it is just one huge pipe-dream for San Antonio.
KG is loyal to Boston, Doc Rivers and the rest of the "Big Four&...
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SHIPPING OUT OF BOSTON?
The Big Three era in Boston is likely over, and tension between Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo may be one of the main reasons for this.
From NBA press release:
Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics has been fined $25,000 for failing to make himself available to the media following Boston’s 101-88 loss to the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on June 9 at AmericanAirlines Arena.
The fine was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations.
I supported KG...
On March 31, Minnesota wanted so much. Too much.
No matter that Kevin Garnett had taken the Target Center court three times already as a Celtic. No matter that he'd been gone for five years; that he should have been more a memory than a source of such crippling insecurity. He was still Kevin Garnett, after all, but these were different desires, different hopes for the man who...
While writing a story about Doc Rivers, Jackie MacMullan broke news on several other fronts. Go read her story for quotes about Doc, such as: ”They say Doc is a players’ coach, and he is,” Bass said with a grin. “A players’ coach who will kick your ass.” But keep reading this post for some of the news.Ray Allen probably isn’t returning. MacMullan reports he was pissed...
C’mon Man: Celtics future hall-of-famer Paul Pierce is not ready to let Kevin Garnett bow down to retirement just yet. After the team’s Game 7 defeat he told...
To read this feature and watch press conference footage from Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, please click the link below.
Kevin Garnett's biggest fan might be in the same locker room. As we get set for an interesting offseason that involves figuring out the futures of Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen, we at least know exactly where Pierce stands on everything. The longtime Celtic made it clear after Saturday's Game 7 loss to the Heat that he wants another crack at a title with the Big Three...
Much has been made of LeBron James' failures, but the three-time NBA Most Valuable Player award winner is not the first superstar who needed some time to win his first championship. If James, at 27 years old and in his ninth season as a pro, captures the title with the Miami Heat this year, he would join a long list of stars who compiled a trophy case full of individual honors...
Kevin Garnett has had injuries that have kept the Celtics from chasing titles. Paul Pierce has left a game in a wheelchair. Ray Allen redefined "hobbling" in the way he was moving around on the court at the end of this season and into the playoffs. But when the Big 3 of the Celtics took the floor most nights, they still looked like basketball players, like contenders, like...
Have the Boston Celtic's Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Paul Pierce played their last game together? After this emotional exit during their game 7 loss Saturday night to the Miami Heat it sure feels like it:
Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen are both 36 years old and will be free agents this summer.
The Celtics will be freeing up $42 million of cap space from all of their expiring contracts.
The Celtics' season has finally come to an end after a Game 7 loss to the Miami Heat on Saturday. With the defeat comes plenty of questions about The Big Three's future. Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen are free agents, casting some doubt over their future in Boston. Garnett, in particular, was effective this season, but he, Allen and Paul Pierce are all starting to get up there...
I was born in Massachusetts towards the end of the Larry Bird era. Never saw him play live. Only stepped inside of the old Boston Garden one time and it was to see Disney on Ice. There wasn't much of a reason for me to be a Boston Celtics fan. My dad was, so I was. The team didn't give me much of reason.
The deterioration of Bird, Kevin McHale and Robert Parrish...
It wasn’t that long ago when Danny Ainge brought in Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen to join Paul Pierce, leading the Celtics to their first NBA Championship in 22 years. That season was as fun as they come, and the rest of the four years wasn’t four behind. That trio might have played its last game together, so take a look at this video and remember that first championship run.
Boston Herald“Obviously, I have to do what’s best financially for me and my family. But at the same time, to come back to this system where I think I fit in pretty well, that will play a factor, too,” Stiemsma said. “The fans in Boston have been unbelievable. To come back to play for Doc (Rivers), hopefully we can make that work out. Boston is definitely my No. 1 choice.”...