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6 burning questions remaining in 2017 NBA Playoffs first round

At least four games have now been played in every first-round NBA Playoffs series. Cleveland and Golden State have already advanced after four-game sweeps, and Oklahoma City faces elimination Tuesday night.But with the other five series set to go at least six games, this is a good point to pause, exhale for a quick second and take stock of what’s going on in this NBA postseason...
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Kevin Garnett discusses video he sent to Isaiah: "We all are C's and that's what it is"

KG starts off with,"I feel a special place in my heart when it comes to the Celtics." My favorite line though has to be, "We all are C's and that's what it is."TNT is killing it with both Area 21 and Inside The NBA. Here are some more videos from KG's Area 21 from last night:Related: Video: Avery Bradley talks about KG's motivational message and how it pumped up the team
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago

WATCH: Kevin Garnett Inspires New Generation Boston Celtics |  Robin Lopez Countered | Rajon...

Kevin Garnett felt his former team needed his inspirational words and made sure they were received. The Boston Celtics all agreed they got the message and were pumped up about it. Brad Stevens made an adjustment to expose Robin Lopez's defense by running pick and rolls at him with Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford. The move appears to have kept down his minutes. Rajon Rondo is expected...
Via YouTube
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett takes unfiltered approach on TV in Area 21

Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett has bitterness towards Timberwolves owner

Despite playing 14 of his 21 NBA seasons with the Timberwolves and retiring with them last summer, Kevin Garnett isn’t particularly pleased with the way that his time in Minnesota ended.In an interview with Adi Joseph of For The Win that ran on Tuesday, the 15-time All-Star revealed that there was talk under former head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: “I’m not a host, bro. I’m not going to be able to get through tag lines.”

Plenty of former athletes have gone into broadcasting, but most frequently in the well-defined traditional roles of color commentators or studio analysts. We’re starting to see more unusual spins on that, though, and one of the most interesting may be what Turner Sports is doing with Kevin Garnett. Rather than put Garnett on their Inside the NBA panel or assign him to color commentary...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves owner expecting team to take step forward next season

The Minnesota Timberwolves were expected to take a big step forward this season under new basketball czar Tom Thibodeau, but they won just two more games than they did in 2015-16 and struggled to improve defensively.After that heavy investment, owner Glen Taylor is expecting much more next season.“I’m of a belief that if they say that’s one of the factors, of course I’m going...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce thanks fans for ‘supporting my ups and downs’

Los Angeles Clippers small forward Paul Pierce will play his last game Wednesday night, capping off a likely Hall-of-Fame career. He took to Twitter Wednesday afternoon to thank the fans for supporting him throughout his 19 years in the league. Pierce has played in only 24 games with the Clippers this season. Without a doubt the highlight of this campaign came on February 5, when...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: LeBron calls out the officials

The new CBA means a new hotline where players can call to complain about NBA referees. They can ask questions, blow off steam, and figure out carpools to Seacaucus. It's like calling the time lady, if she knew all about the hand check rule. Each week, we’ll present a look at the hotline’s responses, which are about as real as the Suns' desire to win games after January. We know...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

This List Of NBA’s Most Hated Players Obviously Includes Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett was one of the NBA’s most uniquely talented players. He revolutionized the power forward position as a 6-foot-11 string bean out of high school and even got the entire league hooked on peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. But make no mistake: A lot of people hated KG. The former Minnesota Timberwolves and Boston Celtics star developed a reputation as one of the...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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