Sounds like Kevin Garnett is acting as the big man coach to Celtics rookies Fab Melo and Jared Sullinger. That was indeed the case on Sunday when Garnett spent some post-practice time with Boston's young bigs.
And to their credit, they were more than eager to soak it all in.
"For him to step out at the end of practice, knowing he's probably tired and just speaking upon us about things we can do better and work on means he's a great teammate," said Jared Sullinger, Boston's first-round pick out of Ohio State. "He's been great so far. I don't expect it to change. It means a lot to us young guys."
Some of the younger players were apparently not communicating enough in practice on Sunday, so Garnett did what KG tends to do and that is to show and tell them exactly what he's looking for and what the C's will need.
In addition to Sullinger, Fab Melo was attentive to Garnett's teachings as well.
"Oh man, it's great," said Melo, who like Sullinger was was drafted in the first round last Ju...