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Take it with a grain of salt, but Kevin Garnett is now the subject of a trade rumor. Celtics general manger Danny Ainge is trying to land Atlanta's Josh Smith and "other young studs," while offering up Garnett, according to Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News. Garnett, 35, is averaging 14.9 points and 8 rebounds in 30.8 minutes per game this season, and he's slated to become a free agent after this season. Smith, meanwhile, is just 26, and is averaging 16 points and 9.6 rebounds in 35.5 minutes per game this season. The 6-foot-9 Hawks forward is...

Josh Smith for Kevin Garnett trade rumor

A Josh Smith for Kevin Garnett trade rumor was reported by Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News:With the Big Three’s window now shut, Ainge is trying to land Atlanta’s Josh Smith and other young studs, while offering up Kevin Garnett. Paul Pierce and Ray Allen can also be had, for young players and draft picks. Rajon Rondo might be leaving, too, with the Lakers and...

Kevin Garnett: I don’t not like playing center

Does the position bother you? Playing 5? Playing 4? Does that effect you at all? How do you approach that? Kevin Garnett: I don’t like it. I’m a four. It is what it is. I’ll be whatever this team needs me to be… other than the cheerleader… Those were KG’s words, caught by CLNS – [...]

Celtics interested in Josh Smith

It seems no team has been involved in more trade talk rumors this season than Boston, with the latest chatter being that they would like to add Atlanta's soaring star to their roster. 

Vintage KG Performance Lifts Celtics

Kevin Garnett has been playing well of late, (in the month of February – 11 games – he averaged 17.6 ppg and 10.8 rpg) and last night submitted another vintage performance with 25 points and 10 rebounds as the Celtics held on for a 102-96 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Rajon Rondo, who ESPN says the Celtics are aggressively trying to trade, had a triple-double, with 15 points...

Hawks 97, Thunder 90

Josh Smith scored 13 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Jeff Teague added 16 points and the Atlanta Hawks snapped Oklahoma City's seven-game winning streak with a 97-90 victory over the Thunder on Saturday night. Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, going 14 of 17 on free throw attempts, and Russell Westbrook had 25 points for league-best Oklahoma City. Smith, who matched...

Josh Smith serves Serge Ibaka

This was the epitome of being posterized. Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks absolutely destroyed the NBA’s leading shot block, Serge Ibaka with this slam. Wow. H/T

Celtics Vs. Nets: Boston Buries New Jersey, 107-94

Boston Celtics, I don’t even know you anymore.Back above .500? Blowing out a cellar-dweller? Not letting the Nets back in the game after an 18-point halftime lead? Rajon Rondo talking to reporters shortly after the game?I could get used to aggressive, double-double machine Kevin Garnett again, or 35 team assists (13 from the Kentucky cancer, mind you). Of course, I shouldn...

Marbury, Garnett Trade Barbs

Bob Young The Arizona Republic Dec. 31, 2002 MINNEAPOLIS - Suns guard Stephon Marbury was asked to compare Phoenix rookie Amare Stoudemire to Minnesota's Kevin Garnett when Garnett was 20 years old. Simple enough. Marbury's answer was typically forthright. But it opened some old wounds between he, his former team and Garnett. Marbury said a lot of things he's...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 3/1

Herald   Celtic-Milwaukee updates To know Kevin Garnett is to love him…but good luck getting to know him Rajon Rondo play points way Celtics put it together Sore Jermaine O’Neal can’t play Celts rookies stay preparedKevin Garnett remains motivated, influential Brandon Roy talks about making comeback Knicks get a depth charge in victory over Cavaliers 76ers doomed late...

Celtics Live Blog: Kevin Garnett, C's Try to Calm Knicks' Linsanity

8 a.m.: New York has been afflicted with a case of Linsanity, and the Celtics will attempt to calm it down Sunday afternoon. The Celtics take on the Knicks for the first time since Jeremy Lin took over the driver's seat of the Knicks offense. The Celtics (18-17) seek to match their season-long winning streak of four games and to stay ahead of the Knicks (18-18) in the playoff...

Goodbye?...Just not yet

At the beginning of the season I was more than sure there needed to be a drastic change for our Celtics. The team´s performance was atrocious and more importantly: the soul of the team was nowhere to be found. Our defense was one of the worst in the league and teams abused us on a regular basis. It was a heartbreaking period for Celtics fans. The state of our Big Three was very...

Celtics defeat Bucks behind Rondo's triple double

After a sluggish first half the Celtics out scored the Bucks 27 to 13 in the pivotal 3rd quarter and defeated the Bucks to get their record back up to the .500 mark. Rajon Rondo recorded his third triple double of the season, while Kevin Garnett continued to back up his bark with 25 points and 10 rebounds. Rondo thoroughly outplayed the Bucks own young star point guard Brandon Jennings...

Fiddlin' & Diddlin' - Daily Links 3/3

Herald   Celtics-New Jersey updates Rajon Rondo rises above Celtics make it happen For Garnett, it’s a numbers game LeBron James passes up potential game-winning shot as Heat falls to Jazz Bulls’ Deng won’t be fined for Africa T-shirt Globe  Time to get down to business - Paul Pierce blog Playing GM: What should the Celtics do? Final: Boston Celtics 107, New Jersey Nets...
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