The chasm between Ray Allen and some of his former Boston Celtics teammates apparently remains quite wide. In some respects, it might be wider than ever. Allen has been in a feud with members of the 2008 Celtics — specifically Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo — since leaving Boston to join the Miami…Ray Allen Non-Committal About Attending Kevin Garnett’s Jersey Retirement — NESN.com
When the Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals in 2008, it established that legacies, along with the memories along the way, would never be forgotten. One specifically sticks out to ex-Celtic Kevin Garnett. And Garnett, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame last week, went into detail about what the hours immediately following the title-clinching game…Kevin Garnett Reveals What 2008 Celtics Did Immediately After Winning NBA Finals — NESN.com
When the Boston Celtics won the NBA Finals in 2008, it established that legacies, along with the memories along the way, would never be forgotten. One specifically sticks out to ex-Celtic Kevin Garnett. And Garnett, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame last week, went into detail about what the hours immediately following the title-clinching game were like. “I sat in the shower until like 4 a.m. in the morning and I had my jersey on and the water on and we were all kind of exhausted,” Garnett said on SirusXM NBA Radio. “And we were all just sitting there like P (Paul Pierce), ‘Damn, I can’t believe we won this.’ And I look and he was like, ‘Man, we won this.’ And I looked and Ray was right there, Rondo was right there. We were all kind of looking at each other and was like, ‘Oh, we got to defend this. We gotta.’ And you go right into a mode of thinking about next year … We enjoyed it, but we were thinking about what was coming after this and what we need to do to be able to get back here. It was a special time and you never forget those moments.”
Not many saw Kevin Garnett’s work ethic and intensity up close and personal like former Boston Celtics teammate Paul Pierce did. So, on the same day Garnett was named among the Basketball Hall of Fame honorees, Pierce told ESPN’s Rece Davis on SportsCenter what made his former teammate, and friend, so special on the court.…Paul Pierce Shares Why Ex-Celtics Teammate Kevin Garnett Is Hall Of Famer — NESN.com
The 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class might be one of the best ever. Headlined by former Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, fellow honorees include ex-Boston Celtic Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Patrick Baumann, Barbara Stevens, Kim Mulkey, Eddie Sutton and Rudy Tomjanovich. The Basketball Hall of Fame officially released the…Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett Headline 2020 Basketball Hall Of Fame Class — NESN.com
Some seriously impressive career stats are to be enshrined in Springfield this summer. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Friday that Kevin Garnett, the late Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan are to be inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Formal announcements will be made on Saturday, but it was alcready announced that Bryant…These Stats Show How Impressive Reported NBA HOF Draft Class Is — NESN.com
It’s been a whirlwind of a two-day stretch for former Boston Celtic Kevin Garnett. One day after the Celtics announced they would retire Garnett’s No. 5, the NBA champion was also named a finalist to be inducted with the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class. A visibly emotional Garnett discussed what the honor meant to…Kevin Garnett Delivers Emotional Reaction To Being Named Hall Of Fame Finalist — NESN.com.
BOSTON — The Boston Celtics walked out the winners Thursday night against the Los Angeles Clippers, but there was bigger news being announced in the middle of the game. Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 officially will be retired by the Celtics during the 2020-2021 season. His former coach, current Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, didn’t even…Doc Rivers, Kemba Walker React To Celtics Retiring Kevin Garnett’s Number — NESN.com