Kevin Garnett has been steadfast in saying that he was committed to the Celtics and would not consider leaving. The future Hall of Famer has never liked change, so when it came time for him to make the decision to stay in Boston or not - and it did - he chose Boston. That is despite even the sales pitch he received from All-Star Chris Paul, who reportedly called KG before the deadline.
According to several accounts, though, talk between Ainge and the Clippers continued right up until the final hours yesterday. Garnett said during All-Star weekend that he would not waive his no-trade clause, and held true to his vow despite added pressure from Clippers guard Chris Paul.
According to a league source, Paul called Garnett and said that if he was open to joining the Clippers, then Paul would make it happen. Garnett, though, declined, expressing a desire to remain a Celtic.
It's great to hear that Kevin Garnett is do dedicated to the Celtics organization and the traditi...