KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

Russell Westbrook on not starting the All-Star Game: ‘I play to win championships’

When the NBA announced the All-Star starters yesterday, plenty of you probably raised a few eyebrows when Russell Westbrook, who is averaging a triple-double, wasn’t a starter. Thank fan voting for that, because fans always know best, don’t they? Predictably, many observers, including some of Westbrook’s teammates, weren’t too pleased with the news: Triple-Doubles All...
Via The Comeback
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett reunites with Doc Rivers as big man consultant

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kevin Garnett has joined the Los Angeles Clippers as a consultant to help with the team's big men four months after ending his 21-year NBA career. The move reunites Garnett with Doc Rivers, his former coach in Boston where they won the 2008 NBA championship together, as well as former Celtics teammates Paul Pierce and Brandon Bass. Garnett will work with center...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan calls new Clippers consultant KG ‘intense’

Kevin Garnett was officially named a consultant for the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this week. And it apparently didn't take long for the fiery Garnett to make an impression on his new crew of pupils. Garnett, who will work primarily with the team's big men in his new role.made an appearance at Clippers practice on Tuesday. And it became clear the recently retired icon wanted...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

KG burns Barkley over calling him ‘borderline Hall of Famer’

Kevin Garnett is carving out a nice little NBA niche for himself post-retirement thanks to “Area 21,” his no-holds-barred show frequently featured on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.” For Thursday’s edition, KG welcomed the iconic Gary Payton into his basketball-themed man cave, during which a fantastic interaction occurred with the “Inside the NBA” studio crew, primarily...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kevin Garnett, Kevin McHale Discuss Celtics’ Winning Tradition, More

The best seats in the house for the Boston Celtics-Cleveland Cavaliers game Thursday night belonged to Kevin Garnett and Kevin McHale. The two former Celtics greats reunited for KG’s “Area 21” segment, which airs during TNT’s NBA coverage. They looked like they had plenty of fun discussing all things NBA, with a special emphasis on the Celtics and their winning tradition...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett And The Deconstruction Of The Severe Basketball Self On Area 21

If one NBA fan asked another NBA fan whether Kevin Garnett is a mean guy, the immediate agreement between the two would probably be that he is. This future Hall of Famer is known as perhaps the most prolific trash talker in the history of the game, capable of hacking souls and brains with the sharpness of his tongue on the court, with the Occam-like cuts it makes toward whatever...
Via RealGM - NBA
December 08, 2016  |  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

Report: Kevin Garnett, Timberwolves working on buyout

Kevin Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves are working on a buyout to end the veteran’s second stint with the team, according to a report. ESPN’s Marc Stein shared the news via Twitter on Wednesday and says the sides are in “advanced discussions” on the buyout. Minnesota and Kevin Garnett are in advanced discussions on a buyout expected to end KG's second stint with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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