Kevin Garnett

Kendrick Perkins: Kevin Durant didn’t properly respect Russell Westbrook with or while leaving Thunder

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On one hand, there’s the Kevin Durant who professed his deep friendship with Russell Westbrook, had Westbrook’s back at every turn and even preemptively stuck up for Westbrook. On the other hand, there’s the Durant who reportedly had problems with Westbrook’s playing style, distanced himself from Westbrook during free agency, signed with the Warriors, texted [more]

Paul Pierce says he’ll retire after season

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Clippers forward Paul Pierce has ended the maybe/probably/maybe/probably/maybe saga of whether he’ll play next year. Pierce in The Players Tribune: This is it, my final season. It’s time to move on from the game of basketball. Just like any difficult decision, I think you’ve got to be at peace with yourself. I’m at peace with [more]

Blazers’ Festus Ezeli says he has no timeline for return, will miss start of training camp

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One of Portland’s big off-season moves was to snap up Festus Ezeli, the athletic Warriors’ center that Golden State had to let go as it reshaped its roster to bring in Kevin Garnett. But questions about the health of his knees went back to free agency this summer, then last month he got an injection [more]

NBA family reacts to retirement of Kevin Garnett

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His intensity. His work ethic. His intimidation. A big man who could step out and face up, then knock down the jumper. Kevin Garnett has left a legacy in the NBA like few others. He was as influential on future generations as any big who has come through the sport — he helped change the [more]