“Russell Westbrook is just a miniature version of you”: NBA analyst compares Kevin Garnett with the Wizards star for his mental toughness

Kendrick Perkins was immediately able to draw parallels between Russell Westbrook and Kevin Garnett after his trade to the Thunder. Kevin Garnett knows a thing or two about intensity on the basketball court. The first-ballot Hall of Famer is the…

“Draymond Green is a worse defender than Hakeem Olajuwon and Kevin Garnett”: Kendrick Perkins goes off on Warriors DPOY for claiming he’s the ‘GOAT’ defender

Kendrick Perkins lists off a multitude of stars he believes to be greater defenders than Draymond Green, following his comments on it.  After having spent nearly a decade in the NBA, Draymond Green has solidified his place in the upper…

“Kevin Garnett looked at me and said ‘who the f**k you talking to'”: Former Celtic Glen Davis reveals his altercations with the Hall of Famer

Glen Davis narrates the incident of how he got on the wrong side of Kevin Garnett in his first practice session as a Celtics player. NBA has a history of players getting into arguments, tempers flying and fighting. Handling their…

“Kevin Garnett set the trash talking culture”: Kevin Durant explains how the Celtics legend psyched out NBA opponents with his verbal prowess

Kevin Durant recently gave props to Kevin Garnett on The Boardroom Podcast for being the standard-bearer of NBA trashtalk. Talking s**t to your sporting opponents is one of the basic components of a high-level competitive event. It sets the tone…

“Kevin Garnett, remember the game I gave you 40 in 3 quarters?”: Celtics legend trolls Michael Jordan for walking around with a sidekick to talk trash to his rivals

Kevin Garnett is considered a first-ballot Hall of Fame trash talker, but even he isn’t half as petty as Michael Jordan can be. Garnett and Jordan have both got their own legends as trash talkers. In terms of pure volume…

Kevin Garnett has a nuanced take on the differences between NBA in the 2000s versus today: “Guards 20 years ago couldn’t play against Stephen Curry, Damian Lillard and Klay Thompson”

Unlike other boomers of his generation, the way Kevin Garnett speaks about the modern game shows how secure he is with his legacy. Garnett was a unicorn when he first burst onto the NBA scene. As a 7-footer out of…

“Shaquille O’Neal was out of shape for a couple of years”: Kevin Garnett roasts Bill Simmons for criticizing Lakers legend’s fitness

Shaquille O’Neal is often said to be the most dominant NBA player ever. But even he received some criticism from the media for taking it easy. Kevin Garnett and Adam Sandler appeared together on a great episode of The Ringer…

‘Man, get off my d**k’: Ray Allen recounts epic showdown between Celtics’ Kevin Garnett and Bulls’ Joakim Noah in 2009 playoffs

Celtics legends Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett had some memorable playoff runs during their 5 seasons together at Boston. Few single-championship teams have received the amount of fanfare that the 2008 Celtics did. It was the culmination of a lifetime…