Reggie Miller, Chris Webber, Gary Payton: Boston Celtics Get Younger (Humor)

April 1st, 2010 by Zack Nally Leave a reply »
In a surprise move former NBA stars Reggie Miller, Chris Webber, and Gary Payton have emerged from retirement to give the game one last chance. 

The Celtics have recently taken fire over the ages of their "big three party," Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Paul Pierce. All three have spurned notions of retirement and instead have opted to continue playing the game they love. 

Kevin Garnett, 72, denies that his senior citizen status is enough to keep him off the court. He believes that a team's mentality takes precedence over a player's age. 

"We know that in order for us to turn this around, it doesn't matter how many coaches they bring in here, assistants, weight trainers, whoever, we're the ones that are going [to]have to turn it around. And I think [we] just took that responsibility on ourselves."

Paul Pierce, 51, feels that his age only makes him better. A few gray hairs and a hip replacement won't stop him. "The rim is looking bigger and bigger every game," he said.

That's the cataracts, Paul. 

Coach Doc Rivers met with Miller, Webber, and Payton last week and after careful deliberation si ...

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