Celtics On The Verge Of Finals: Kevin Garnett a Model Of Maturity

May 22nd, 2010 by Ron Furlong Leave a reply »
Kevin Garnett is known by anyone who ever put a measuring tape to him to be 7' tall. Yet, he has always been listed at 6'11''. This might tell you a little bit about the 15 year NBA legend. He knows he is 7' tall, but isn't going to correct you if want to call him 6'11".

The future hall-of-famer is on the brink of heading back to the NBA finals for the second time, after the Celtics went up 3-0 in their series against the Magic.

It could be argued that two years ago Garnett took more responsibility in pursuit of getting that championship.

For one, he was used to taking responsibility in Minnesota. If he didn't do it, no one was going to.

And two, he had never won an NBA championship, and he was going to do everything in his power to make sure it happened.

But this time around, you get the sense that Garnett doesn't feel like he has to do it all. Realistically, at 34-years-old, he probably can't do it all by himself anymore. But with this group of Celtics, and the emergence of Rajon Rondo has a star, he doesn't have to. Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Garnett seem to take turns keeping up with the always full ...

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