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Nets Rumors: Kevin Garnett not showing signs of retiring

Last week, Chauncey Billups announced his retirement from the NBA.  His former teammate, Kevin Garnett, has also been the subject of retirement speculation this offseason, but so far the reports have indicated that he'll likely be back in Brooklyn next year.Photo by Stegas4 via Wikimedia CommonsAnd just like those earlier reports, it's still looking like Garnett isn'...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: Kevin Garnett to Be Brooklyn Nets’ Starting Power Forward

Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins informed reporters that Kevin Garnett will indeed be starting for the team at the start of the 2014-15 NBA season. Nets coach Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett will start this season and if healthy he will play more than 15-16 mins a game — Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) September 15, 2014 After a second-round playoff loss to the Miami Heat...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Still Hasn't Informed Nets If He'll Play In 14-15

Kevin Garnett is expected to play a 20th NBA season, but he still hasn't given the Brookly Nets an indication that he will return. Garnett has one season and $12 million remaining on his contract. Garnett was traded by the Boston Celtics to the Nets in the 2013 offseason.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett hangs out at the US Open, still hasn't told Nets if he's coming back

Kevin Garnett and his wife at the US Open, ESPN disses Brooklyn Nets pic.twitter.com/xBFJHXF7dd— CJ Fogler (@cjzero) September 5, 2014So Kevin Garnett is actually in New York, huh?  I'd just assumed he must be off on a deserted island somewhere kicking back on the beach with no cell phone service.  Here's a quick KG news update timeline:May 27 - Tim Bontemps of the New...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ever-Evolving Era Of The Big Three And How It Relates To The Portland Trail Blazers

When Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen teamed up in Boston, I remember how much of a novelty it was around the league. ESPN and the rest of the media covered their every move for a while as they billed them as the next dynasty. In 2008 they won the only championship the group won together, the 17th for the Celtic franchise. Fast forward to 2010; LeBron James and Chris Bosh...
Via Oregon Sports News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Analyzing Kevin Garnett’s Potential Return

Kevin Garnett–The Big Ticket; MVP; future Hall of Famer–whatever you choose to call the 38-year-old, 15-time NBA All-Star, it cannot fully encapsulate how Garnett influenced the game of basketball. Garnett is currently contemplating retirement after his first season in Brooklyn, which saw the forward/center play a near career-worst 54 games because of a lingering back […] Brooklyn...
Via NBA Draft Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back: Lakers at Celtics 2008 NBA Finals

The Boston Celtics won the 2008 NBA Finals in 6 games defeating the LA Lakers. They were led by a great coaching staff and future Hall of Famers Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett.
Via The Lottery Mafia
15 days ago  |  Discuss

T’Wolves, Cavs, Sixers Agree To 3-Team Deal

Another team will be added to the blockbuster trade involving Kevin Love and Andrew Wiggins. The 30-day waiting period on the Kevin Love trade ends Saturday, when the Wolves are expected to finalize and announce the franchise’s biggest player transaction since it sent away superstar Kevin Garnett seven years ago. The trade specifics, however, were confirmed as final Thursday night...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

The Future Is Bright In Minnesota

For the first time in a decade, the Minnesota Timberwolves have a sense of direction and a plan, which has been missing since the departure of Kevin Garnett.  With the much anticipated Kevin Love trade finally wrapping up on the 23rd of August, the Timberwolves should be able to move... The post The Future Is Bright In Minnesota appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins believes Kevin Garnett will be back in Brooklyn

If there's one thing you should know about Kevin Garnett, besides his phenomenal defense, intensity and All-NBA talent, it's that he says nothing during the offseason. Nothing at all.KG likes his privacy in the summer and it's hard to blame him. He's on stage for seven or eight straight months out of the year. Give the guy his downtime. Not to say you should feel...
Via Celtics Life
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lionel Hollins: ‘All reports that I have’ say that Kevin Garnett will be returning to Nets

When Paul Pierce unexpectedly left the Nets in free agency to join the Washington Wizards, questions were immediately raised about Kevin Garnett, and whether or not he’d be interested in playing without Pierce in Brooklyn for the final year of his contract. While we have yet to hear anything from Garnett himself on the matter, the reports have been trickling in for the past couple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-star Thon Maker talks Indiana, continued improvement

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — One of the more highly-touted prospects in the 2016 class, 7-footer Thon Maker has had an impressive summer — picking up offers from Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville, among others, and comparisons to Kevin Garnett. This past weekend, Maker was in southern California for adidas Nations, playing for Team Lillard, the […] The post Five-star...
Via Inside the Hall
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

What lies ahead for Kevin Garnett?

As Kevin Garnett's illustrious career comes to a close, could Garnett find himself in the front office of the NBA?
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the ’08 championship is holding up the Love trade

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  Two league sources told CBSSports.com this week that Taylor remains hesitant to trade Love, still stung by the aftermath of the trade that sent Kevin Garnett to Boston in 2007. The team has won more than 30 games...
Via Red's Army
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett could have a post-retirement role with the Brooklyn Nets

Many fans have hoped that former Celtic Kevin Garnett would return to Boston after his retirement to have a coaching role with the C's, most likely to help develop young bigs. However, longtime Nets commentator Ian Eagle feels as though KG will stay on with the Brooklyn Nets post-retirement, but not necessarily as a coach.From The Brooklyn Game: Could Kevin Garnett be with the...
Via Celtics Life
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett setting up “long-term” relationship with Brooklyn Nets

Could Kevin Garnett be with the Brooklyn Nets beyond his playing career? One person tied in to the organization thinks so. In an interview released Saturday with CLNS Radio, Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle sees Garnett having a role in the Nets organization after his retirement. "This could be just the start of a long-term relationship," Eagle said. "Kevin&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where KG will not stay in Brooklyn any longer than he has to

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.  “This could be just the start of a long-term relationship,” Eagle said. “Kevin’s got a lot of interests outside of just playing basketball, as we know, and I think he saw Brooklyn as an opportunity to...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett could have role in Nets organization after he retires

Could Kevin Garnett be with the Brooklyn Nets beyond his playing career? One person tied in to the organization thinks so. In an interview released Saturday with CLNS Radio, Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle sees Garnett having a role in the Nets organization after his retirement. "This could be just the start of a long-term relationship," Eagle said. "Kevin&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Free Agency Champions

The Spurs made probably their biggest splash in free agency by keeping Gregg Popovich (via thefumble) Ever since the creation of the modern-day “Big 3″ (Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett) each free agency period has become less about finding a player that fits the mission of a particular team and more about finding the best available superstar to pair with your current...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets open to trading Deron Williams

The Brooklyn Nets were expecting to be serious title contenders last season, but age and injuries shut those hopes down. Deron Williams has dealt with multiple injuries over the past couple of seasons, and the Nets could be looking to move on from him if they get a fair offer. According to a report from Rick Reeves, the Nets are open to moving Williams, but it is unknown if they...
Via Sports-Glory
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

With Paul Pierce off to Washington, Kevin Garnett will remain with the Brooklyn Nets

Over the weekend, former Brooklyn Nets small forward Paul Pierce signed a two-year deal with the Washington Wizards. While most people applauded the move the Wizards made, others started to wonder what will it mean for Kevin Garnett. With the season that Garnett just had, most people felt like retirement is knocking on his door. Well according to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Garnett...
Via No Guts, No Glory
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Garnett not bothered by Pierce leaving, likely not retiring

I reported yesterday that KG may not come back after Pierce departed for the Wizards. It sounds like he's going to give it a go with the Nets anyway. ESPNDespite the loss of Paul Pierce via free agency, Kevin Garnett likes the direction of the Brooklyn Nets and is "excited" about joining them for the upcoming season, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Chris Broussard...
Via Celtics Today
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nets to pay record $90M luxury tax

The Brooklyn Nets will pay a record $90.57 million in luxury taxes for the 2013-14 season, sources told ESPN.com. The NBA released its audit to teams ahead of the start of the new fiscal year at midnight Wednesday and revealed the numbers, including the Nets' penalty for splurging after trading for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett last year. In all, the Nets paid more than $197...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett sued for being a bad neighbor

Photo: Kathy Willens/AP Being neighbors can be an awkward relationship. You don’t really ask to ever know this person, but the two of you just happened to move onto the same block, so you can either keep to yourselves, or just make each others lives miserable. For Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett, his neighbor has apparently chose the latter. Then again, maybe after you hear...
Via New York Sports-Kings
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett slapped with lawsuit by neighbor

So much for good neighborly relations.According to TMZ Sports, Kevin Garnett is being sued by his Malibu neighbor for allegedly undergoing an illegal renovation on his $9.5 million mansion, which blocks the neighbor's view of the Pacific Ocean, among other things.The suit states that Garnett never obtained the correct building permits when he began the remodeling endeavor in...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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