How the 2007-08 Celtics sparked a PB&J addiction across the NBA

Close your eyes. Picture an intense Kevin Garnett, with laser eyes and a mean mug, walking into an arena on gameday. He emerges from the tunnel in his baggy Celtics warmups and his head down as if he was staring right through the floor. He bangs his head against the mat under the hoop and furiously pounds his chest. It's time for KG to do work.In between these intense preparations...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago

Why Kevin Garnett, Celtics Are Responsible For NBA’s PB&J Obsession

When he inevitably enters the Basketball Hall of Fame, Kevin Garnett will be recognized for revolutionizing two things: the NBA’s power forward position and its snack routine. About that second part. ESPN’s Baxter Holmes published a story Wednesday that’s spreading across the internet about the league’s “secret addiction” with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Virtually...
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Kevin Garnett To Warriors, Not Celtics? 2007 Trade Was ‘Basically Done’

A lot had to fall into place for the Boston Celtics to win the 2008 NBA title. But Kevin Garnett arguably was the most important piece of the puzzle, and it turns out the Celtics indeed were lucky to land the All-Star big man. We know the facts: Boston swung a blockbuster deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves for Garnett on draft night in 2007, completing the formation of a “Big...
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Carmelo Anthony wants to play 20 seasons

20 seasons has become something of a magic number in the NBA fraternity lately, and now Carmelo Anthony wants in on the fun.Speaking with reporters at shootaround on Wednesday, the New York Knicks forward said that his goal his to play 20 years in the league.“I would love to get 20 in, I could do 20,” Anthony said, per Marc Berman of the New York Post. “I could do 20. I’ve...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Draymond Green questions Paul Pierce's playoff record

After a few quiet days, Draymond Green and Paul Pierce are at it again.The Golden State Warriors star resumed verbal hostilities with Pierce on Tuesday during his appearance on the “Dray Day” podcast with The San Jose Mercury News’ Marcus Thompson. Green delivered this scathing response to Pierce’s in-game trash talk his role on the Warriors’ star-studded team, highlighting...
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Kevin Garnett blames AAU for poor NBA player development

Coaching is so important in today’s NBA, which you can see by young players that fail to develop in poorly-run organizations, only to be moved to another team where they go on to thrive. And sure, sometimes it’s about the player’s mindset, lack of effort, system they play in or weapons around them, but most of the time the most important factor in player development is the...
Via The Sports Daily
February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo rips Bulls teammates in Instagram post

Rajon Rondo is trying his best to write a one-way ticket out of Chicago.Rondo responded to his Bulls teammates Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Wade ripping the team after a loss Wednesday night with an Instagram post on Thursday. In the post, Rondo shared a photo of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett — his teammates on the Celtics when they won the 2008 NBA championship — and compared their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2017  |  Discuss

KG considered attending college at 37 for reality show?

It unfortunately never came to fruition but Kevin Garnett apparently considered hanging up his sneakers a few years ago — a couple of seasons before he ultimately retired — to participate in what would have been a fantastic pro-athlete reality show. When KG’s time with the Boston Celtics came to an end — and before he was traded to the Brooklyn Nets and later joined the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett will serve as guest analyst for Turner Sports, 'Inside The NBA'

TNT staff better have its bleep button ready, because Kevin Garnett is coming to Turner Sports. Turner announced a multi-year contract for the just-retired 15-time all-star Thursday night on Inside the NBA. Garnett will stop by weekly to provide what is sure to honest and passionate commentary. We hear all the time about so-and-so analyst being “bold, unfiltered and raw,...
Via Awful Announcing
October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett announces retirement from NBA in Instagram video

Earlier today, it was reported that Kevin Garnett would not return to the Minnesota Timberwolves, and that a retirement announcement was likely. Well, just a few hours later, KG has indeed announced his retirement from the NBA, and did so in an emotional video posted on his Instagram account. The video finishes with the words “Farewell”, followed by “Thank you for the journey”...
Via The Comeback
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

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