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James also added that despite the trade that sent both Celtics packing for Brooklyn last summer, he still associates them with the C's franchise that they carried for so long. "As weird as it is seeing them in black and white, you still see green on them," he said. "You still see green on Paul. You still see green on KG. Those guys still just have championship DNA. Being able to compete against those guys in a series is the ultimate for a competitor." Celtics Blog

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So when asked about Williams, Garnett shared just exactly what he told -- and thought -- of his point guard. "He showed a lot of character, a lot of grit," Garnett told reporters Saturday night following Game 3. "i thought he led us and he got guys easy shots. We're going to need that. It's huge. I told him after Game 2, you're not going to play great every night, but you bring so many different dimensions to the game, so lean on that. What about Williams's confidence? "I try to be a confident teammate for him, give him confidence and fuel him, and just let him know that it's not the end of the world, not to be hard on yourself." The Brooklyn Game

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But they also showed the necessary caution. "Over the course of the season, you see us throw so many passes over the top, cross-court passes," Allen said. "Tonight, you see that hesitation. Well, like, no.... (instead), I'll bring it up and I'll swing it this way. There was much more deliberation with what we did on offense. Going with the A-B-C pass as opposed to the A to D pass, and it made our offense so much better and more efficient." It made the Nets crack, time and again. "Mistakes," said Garnett, who was scoreless in 16 minutes. "When we made mistakes, they made us pay for them." Bleacher Report

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The Raptors led 28-26 after the first quarter and the crowd was turning the ACC into something living and breathing and very, very, loud. They were starring right along with their team. “I want to give a shout out to Toronto, the city,” said Garnett, the aging veteran in his 18th NBA season. “This has got to be one of the best places and best atmospheres I have played in a long time.” SportsNet

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“Could do better. I was expecting Brooklyn to be real hostile, New York-style,” Garnett said Saturday, echoing the sentiments of teammate Paul Pierce concerning Friday’s 102-98 victory in Game 3 over the Raptors. “Knowing what it’s like to come here as the opposition, so our crowd could do better. But they were there when they needed us, and we fed off of them.” New York Daily News

The Barclays Center crowd was pretty good on Friday night. But Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, who played in front of some absolutely raucous playoff crowds for several years at Boston's TD Bank Garden, expected more. "They could do better," Garnett said Saturday. "I was expecting Brooklyn to be real hostile, New York-style. I know what it's like to come here as the opposition, so our crowd could do better, but they were there when we needed them, and we fed off of them." ESPN.com

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