Kevin Garnett is “a little nuts,” headbutted a hole in his wall while watching Making the Band

Kevin Garnett (AP)

The NBA’s never had anyone quite like Kevin Garnett, one of the first and most successful players to make the jump from high school to the pros. Since he joined the NBA, he’s been the source of countless, sometimes unverifiable anecdotes. Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck, with help from his colleagues, tracked down close to two […]

Would Kevin Garnett waive his no-trade clause and join the Minnesota Timberwolves?

With the NBA trade deadline rapidly approaching, the biggest Nets rumor to come out of the mill isn’t for one of their “Big 3,” but for piece number four. Recent reports indicate that the Nets & Minnesota Timberwolves have discussed a trade to send Kevin Garnett back to Minnesota for Timberwolves forward Thaddeus Young. Adrian […]

Kevin Garnett comes out of summer hibernation

Kevin Garnett US Open

It’s become an annual tradition for Nets forward Kevin Garnett to disappear into hiding during the offseason, eschewing media visibility and public comments for workouts and recuperation. “I think more players should do that instead of doing all the stuff all summer,” his former coach Doc Rivers told Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN. “You see players […]

Paul Pierce beaten in the World Series of Poker, will have to find millions somewhere else

Day 3 at setback is a setup for a comeback WSOP here I come — Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) July 10, 2014 While the NBA world sits in a holding pattern awaiting the future of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, Paul Pierce might as well be on another planet. Oh, sure, he’s in Las Vegas, […]

Lionel Hollins’s coaching staff coming together

In his introductory press conference Monday morning, new Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins stressed that his staff wasn’t going to come together right away, and that he and GM Billy King would take the time needed to put together the right staff. But it looks like we’ve got some things cleared up.

Paul Pierce won $60,000 in chips on his first day at the World Series of Poker

Paul Pierce won $60,000 in chips on his first day at the World Series of Poker

Paul Pierce doesn’t seem to be sweating free agency too much. While the Nets and Los Angeles Clippers fight over Pierce’s services — either show me the money or show me Doc Rivers — Pierce is in Las Vegas playing at the World Series of Poker: Playin in WSOP today wish me luck — […]

Nets GM denies Pierce-to-Clippers talk has any juice

In an interview on ESPN radio 98.7 with Michael Kay, Billy King denied that the Nets and Clippers were engaged in talks about a sign-and-trade deal to send Paul Pierce to Los Angeles. “They made a call and inquired, but there’s nothing there at this point that makes sense for us,” King told Kay Thursday […]