Former Nets forward Mason Plumlee appeared on ESPN’s Highly Questionable Wednesday, and naturally, hosts Dan LeBetard and Bomani Jones asked him stories about his most story-ific teammate Kevin Garnett. Plumlee did not disappoint. I don’t want to spoil anything because it’s truly something to hear Mason tell these KG stories firsthand. But let’s just say […]
Subscribe on iTunes Rundown: Start: Farewells and final thoughts for Kevin Garnett, and first impressions of Thaddeus Young. 13:00 Lionel Hollins’s weird, and sometimes effective, lineup changes. 21:00 Sad feelings that Jarrett Jack is still on this team. 26:00 What type of Deron Williams we’ll see post-trade deadline. 36:30 News around the NBA: did any […]
Big Week for your Brooklyn Nets. After wandering listlessly through the schedule, struggling to score while not playing with any sense of flow or energy, the Nets bounce back with two big wins. First against the rival Knicks on their home floor. Then against the defending champions Spurs. Sure, the Spurs are without Splitter, Mills […]
On Sunday afternoon, in a 102-84 Chicago Bulls victory over the Brooklyn Nets, a video of Nets forward Kevin Garnett attempting to bite Bulls center Joakim Noah’s hand went viral. It was hardly the first issue between Garnett and Noah, who have outright said on numerous occasions that they don’t like each other, and have had numerous brush-ups in the past. Here are a few of those.
Height: 6′13″11″ Weight: 250 lbs. Date of Birth: May 19, 1976 Years Pro: 19 Before NBA: Farragut Academy High School (Illinois) Drafted: Nickname: The Big Ticket, KG – Full Stats – No longer just the great communicator on the court in the final stage of his career, Kevin Garnett has evolved into the […]
Kevin Garnett hasn’t come off the bench in an NBA game since January 27th, 1996. He’s started in 1,482 consecutive games, including the playoffs, since that day. On a related note, new Nets coach Lionel Hollins said Monday afternoon that Garnett’s “earned the right” to be his starting power forward. He’ll flank Brook Lopez in […]
Kevin Garnett still 'excited' to play for Brooklyn Nets despite Paul Pierce departure http://t.co/W4iAlX4luH — ESPN New York (@ESPNNewYork) July 14, 2014 I'm told KG's decision was never dependent on Pierce's final destination and he has remained in contact with the #nets. — Alex Raskin (@alexraskinNYC) July 13, 2014
As a teen, Joakim Noah used to have Kevin Garnett’s poster on his wall. Now, he views him as “an enemy.” In this captivating video by our partners at the YES Network, a variety of NBA all-stars describe what it’s like to play against the intense, trash-taking Kevin Garnett, especially when many of them grew […]