all have them. We're just not used to seeing him have them unless
there's something wrong. But he's fine, I can guarantee you that."
assumed that this would come up. I don't know the record. I said also
the last time we were in The Finals no team had ever come down from 24
in the second half. At some point, it happened. "
Pau Gasol stated the obvious about KG who had no comment about Pau's comment:
Then he said this: “On Kevin’s part, he’s also lost some
explosiveness. He’s more of a jump shooter now.” Gasol went on to say
how Garnett is still a “terrific player, a terrific competitor, and he’s
going to bring everything he’s got. You can count on that.”
Only the first part of the quote was relayed to Garnett who
responded, “I have no comment for his comments.”
Pressed further, Garnett said, “I’m not getting caught up in what
Pau’s talking about. I’m not going to play these games. I’m going to
stick to my guns, continue to make the proper adjustments and move on.
I’m not into this bull [expletive] that’s going on, you know what I
mean? That’s it.”
Give the media credit (or blame), they are trying to stir the pot.
On WEEI, Danny Ainge speculated about Doc's future with the Celtics:
sports radio station WEEI on Friday afternoon. Rivers, who has one year
remaining on his contract, has acknowledged the rumors but insists he
will not make any decisions about next season until this season is
Should Rivers leave, the hunt for his replacement would include
current assistant Tom Thibodeau, Ainge said.
“[If Rivers leaves] then we’ll put the search out and put Tom at the
head of the class,” Ainge said. “[He is] somebody that we would
consider and interview but we would also look at all the viable
candidates and take our time if [Rivers walked away]. But I don’t
anticipate that happening.”
Thibs is a front-runner for the head coaching jobs in Chicago and New Orleans.