After the Boston Celtics' overtime victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night, Kevin Garnett was asked by a member of the media if the season had taken on a special feel after the way the Celtics have been tackling adversity and winning under difficult circumstances given all the injuries.
As usual, KG gave the media a very candid response in the video above, courtesy of WEEI's Ben Rohrbach:
"We haven't given in to the ******** ass critics," said Garnett, who
finished with 17 points and seven boards in the 107-102 overtime win
over the Hawks. "We're working hard. We're grinding. We're showing our
character. Our coach is a grinder himself, and his team is just that.
We're not looking for any handouts or sympathies or anything like that.
We don't expect anybody to give us nothing. We're going out, working
hard and gaining everything we're getting. We're giving ourselves a
chance every night. We're leaning on ...