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This Story Of Kevin Garnett Trash Talking Joakim Noah Is Cold Hearted

This story of Kevin Garnett trash talking Joakim Noah during his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls is cold hearted.
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Jackson: Lakers had ‘handshake agreement’ for Garnett in 2007

The Boston Celtics traded for Kevin Garnett in 2007, and the 15-time NBA All-Star immediately helped turn the franchise around and win a championship. That title was won at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, who were apparently left wondering what could have been after the NBA Finals. In a fantastic oral history of...Read More
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Paul Pierce almost joined the Timberwolves before Kevin Garnett came to Boston

If you missed Howard Beck's incredible, multi-part oral history on former Celtic Kevin Garnett from Monday, you should probably set aside 30 minutes to flip through it. If you like KG, there's nothing not to enjoy about this piece. The stories, the personality, the information is all superb. There's also this one tidbit in the piece that stood out. Back in the day, when Garnett was...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue: Kevin Garnett Once Headbutted Wall In His Own Home, Left Hole

Several of the individuals interviewed for Bleacher Report’s excellent and voluminous oral history of Kevin Garnett spoke about the difference between the future Hall of Famer’s fiery on-court persona and how he acts in everyday life. But while Garnett might not spend his free time trash-talking random strangers on the street, the intensity that’s made him one of the best...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett once trash talked Joakim Noah about his hair

Kevin Garnett's legacy as a trash talker is perhaps unparalleled in the NBA annals. So when a recent oral history of the 38-year-old veteran's career comes out, you just know it will be rich with gems.And it's certainly no surprise to see longtime Garnett foil Joakim Noah make his way into the mix of stories about Kevin's famous mouth. The Chicago Bulls center who previous idolized...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The oral history of Kevin Garnett is the most glorious thing you’ll read

Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck has compiled an oral history of Kevin Garnett as told by former teammates and coaches, as well as his agent and some writers. These first-hand accounts have been woven into some of the most spectacular stories you’re ever going to read about KG, and they provide a lot more insight than many of us have ever had into perhaps the most intense athlete...
Via Red's Army
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Garnett 'crushed' Joakim Noah with trash talk

There’s no denying Kevin Garnett’s place among sports’ greatest trash-talkers. There’s also no denying his rivalry with Joakim Noah. Garnett and Noah have done battle numerous times over the years, and according to Paul Pierce, the disdain began very early. Pierce told Bleacher Report in a must-read oral history of Garnett’s career that KG first got under Noah’s skin...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Kevin Garnett almost go to the University of Michigan?

To this day, Kevin Garnett stands as one of the most successful athletes to have jumped straight from high school to professional sports. Yet Garnett's jump wasn't always a sure thing. In a fascinating oral history from Bleacher Report's Howard Beck, Sonny Vaccaro reveals that KG nearly went to the University of Michigan."He may or may not admit to this, but he was going to go to...
Via Fox Sports
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Minnesota Timberwolves: Who is the power forward of the future?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a question of who will play power forward in the team’s long term plans. The team traded for Kevin Garnett earlier this season, but he is not the long term solution for the team at power forward, as Garnett will probably only have one more season with the team. Now if the Timberwolves end up getting the first overall pick in the Draft Lottery and...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Garnett throws out first pitch at Twins game

If Kevin Garnett is looking for something to do when his basketball career ends, he might have a future in baseball. The former Boston Celtics big man returned to the Timberwolves at this season’s NBA trade deadline, and his homecoming in Minnesota has been a special one. And on Monday, Garnett had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins’ home opener...
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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