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The KG retirement watch is underway

Chuck - Red's Army May 15, 2014 Around the NBA, Kevin Garnett 18 Comments

 

 

Garnett stumbled through his worst season as a pro: 6.5 ppg, 44%FG, 6.6 rpg

Walk away, KG.

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  • LA Flake

    Take the I-95 North, KG. And put “I’m Shipping Up To Boston” on repeat until you get there.

  • CFH

    I was sure he would walk away last year. As a fan I wish he had because it was sad watching him struggle. But if he doesn’t want to leave $10 or $20 million on the table I won’t begrudge him. He more than earned it in the past, and the minute he retires we’ll all happily forget that he ever wore a Nets uniform. File it away with Barkley in Houston, Olajuwon in Toronto, and Ewing in Orlando.

    • LA Flake

      Not sure if it’s money with KG. But I’m pretty sure KG will lose his damn mind once you take his basketball sneakers away. That dude is a fierce competitor and will remain hungry no matter what.

      • CFH

        Well, he certainly doesn’t need any more and I doubt it’s high on his list of priorities. But I bet it’s easier to drag your broken body through one more year when that kind of contract is in place than when it isn’t.

        • LA Flake

          Or just fake injuries, stay home and collect them checks!
          Not that he would but I know I would. Ha ha!

          Well, I wouldn’t if I were playing for the Celtics.

          But I would if I were playing for the Nets!

  • swissflix

    I miss him already..19 years of pure awesomeness. thank you, KG

    • LA Flake

      thank you, KG, for 6 amazing years.

      There. Corrected for you. :)

      • swissflix

        aaaah, you got me there! ;)

        • LA Flake

          IN YOUR FACE, #$%#@!!! IN YOUR &*^%$#%^&*&$# FACE!!!

          (that’s how KG would’ve responded)

          • swissflix

            hahaha
            god i never thought i’d miss a swearing man someday

  • bill_nair

    Even if he plays next year it won’t be the same. Hate to say it but it’s time to hang it up. Come be an assistant for Brad.

    • LA Flake

      I don’t want our assistant coach to lead the league in technicals.

  • RedsLoveChild

    Tough choice for KG :

    1} Wake up each morning to the sound of crashing waves in Malibu

    Or

    2} Collect another $10M to languish and freeze in Brooklyn

    • tvor03

      That’s a win-win if there ever was one.

      • RedsLoveChild

        Nice work if you can get it!

        I`ve never heard of anyone walking away from $10M…so, I`m guessing his fans will get to see him one more year.

  • Rich Jensen

    Hang it up KG. The only thing you’ve got to look forward to next year is aches, pains, and a coach your age who doesn’t know what he’s doing.

  • Kenney Johnston

    KG is CLEARLY not about the money at this stage of his career. Thats not his MO.

    • Kenney Johnston

      With that said, he should retire and pull a PJ Brown ala 08′ for ONE LAST HOORAH! Maybe it can be to aim for Banner 18? K-Love???