Why People Are Overreacting to the Feud Between Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen

October 5th, 2012 by Matthew Schmidt Leave a reply »
If you can even call it a "feud."

Kevin Garnett's recent comments about deleting Ray Allen's number from his phone have created quite a stir in the basketball world, and it's really not hard to see why. The offseason is over and the regular season is about a month away, so there really isn't much else to talk about.

So, all you need is a slightly controversial remark from a well-known NBA player, and you have the formula for overreaction to the max.

So Garnett doesn't want to talk to Allen anymore. Okay? And? They are not on the same team anymore. Not only that, but they are on opposite ends of what is the greatest rivalry in the sport today. Why should K.G. want to bother with Ray?

This is just not sour grapes on Garnett's part. This is a competitive fire that has burned in K.G. throughout his entire career. It is that same fire that is missing from so many professional athletes these days.

Garnett isn't like LeBron James or Kevin Durant. He does not want to be buddies with his opponents off the court. It's not that there is anything wrong with what James and Durant did by working out together this offseason, but it just demon ...

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