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Kevin Garnett
Kevin Garnett
Position: F-C
Born: 05/19/76
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:237 lbs. / 107.5 kg.
Salary: $8,500,000
One of the best stories going through the grapevine in Vegas was that at some practice, KG ripped into Pek for not getting back on defense — hit him with “motherfucker” and everything. And no one had ever seen anyone talk to Pek like that, because he’s Pek and he’s scary. Do you remember that? Flip Saunders: That happened during the season, in his very first practice with us. People were talking about it in Vegas, because KG came out and did a shootaround with us there, and people couldn’t believe how energetic he was. And we said, “Well, you should have seen him when he ‘motherfucked’ Pek because he didn’t get back on defense during a dummy drill.” No one had ever seen that with Pek. That’s KG. He always said that living up to his contract meant giving everything he had, in practices and games. He expects that from everyone on the team. A guy like Pek has never been pushed. How did Pek react? Flip Saunders: He put his damn head down and started running fast. That’s the thing about KG: He’s running back faster than anyone. If a Hall of Famer, one of the greatest power forwards ever, is doing that at 38, how can you not do it?
via Grantland
Since he is still a teenager, Towns grew up watching Garnett and is thrilled to be learning from the future Hall of Famer. “The biggest thing that I want to really take away from Kevin Garnett, is learn how to be a champion,” Towns said on the Boomer & Carton show. “He has a ring. I want to get a ring also, in my career. Possibly multiple. I want to do that and I want to actually bring that to Minnesota first.”
via CBSSports.com
McGrath, who co-anchors “America’s Pregame” on Fox Sports 1, said Tuesday that Garnett refused to talk with her for one year until he found out she was the Boston Celtics’ web reporter and in-arena host. Once he knew, Garnett told his teammates “she’s one of our own, she’s good.” McGrath said their relationship improved after that, but that wasn’t the case for every reporter. Garnett allegedly refused to talk to another Celtics beat writer “for a month” after she wrote something he didn’t like, McGrath added.
via NESN.com