Kevin Garnett: Just a Piece In a Larger Puzzle

December 1st, 2009 by Nick Gelso Leave a reply »
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Kevin Garnett's recovery has been as scrutinized as the Dow Jones' year long climb back to the 10,000 mark. It seems I have been more patient trying to recover some of my lost retirement dollars then I have been watching Garnett's slow steps towards 100 percent.

Yes, I am guilty. I am one of those guys who winces at every missed opportunity, gasps at every lame landing, and prays that he gets back up with a bounce when he hits the floor. You all pray a little when Garnett goes down, too.

A child of the late 80's and early 90's, I guess you can say I am a victim of "Larry-Legend Syndrome". I still remember, all to well, Larry's struggles in his final seasons. I found myself defending the league's best ever small forward repeatedly from 1989 through his retirement in 1992. 

There were moments of brilliance , such as his come-back performance in the 1991 playoffs against the Pacers or his 49 point triple double in 1992 against the Blazers. It was during those moments, I found myself saying to ...

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