Please do not post inappropriate comments, this is a friendly forum for fans.It has been a week since future Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett announced his retirement, and he already has two standing offers to coach in the league he just left after 21 seasons as a player. They are no longer there, but she was definitely very pregnant. Comments you post may require a paid membership to delete. It's still posted and she still really had a baby boy. Lol There were two videos of her on Nia's page this past summer of her pregnant.He was hired to set the franchise on a fresh course in search of Banner 17, as new managing partner Wyc Grousbeck referred to the NBA championship that had eluded the Celtics since they won 16 titles in a 30-year span through 1985—86.Within five months Ainge had completed his first major deal, sending All-Star forward Antoine Walker to Dallas for a package that included La Frentz and thrusting leadership of the team upon Pierce.But postseason appearances in 2004 and '05—plus an Atlantic Division title in '05, when Walker was reacquired for the stretch run—did not change the fact that Ainge was learning on the job.Many of Ainge's trades seemed to be attempts at rectifying earlier misjudgments.
But the team's TV ratings in Boston increased during the 18-game losing streak, with fans perversely celebrating each loss as improving Boston's chances of landing Oden or Durant.
By acquiring shooting guard Ray Allen from the Seattle Super Sonics and power forward Kevin Garnett from the Minnesota Timberwolves without relinquishing Pierce—forming an unparalleled trio of still-in-its prime NBA talent, with a cumulative 21 All-Star appearances and career scoring average of 65.6 points—Ainge made the Celtics relevant again.
***** As both a Boston player and executive, Ainge has not been afraid of the risks involved in acting boldly.
That’s a big ‘H-E-L-L N-A-H.’ Nah.”" data-reactid="27"When asked at his introductory press conference upon being traded back to the Minnesota Timberwolves in February 2015, Garnett said, “Hell nah. Whatever lies ahead for Garnett, we know he has options, and there’s no way he’ll stay still for long.
Paul Pierce slowly walked into the Celtics' locker room after another loss last March, head down, wondering how his career had taken such a wrong turn.