“Anything is possiblllllllllleeeeee!!!!!”
These, of course, are the immortal words of Kevin Garnett after the former Celtic won his first NBA championship in his first season in Boston. At the time, Garnett was referring to, well, I don’t know what. Coming from a man who has talked about tortillas and microwaves as a metaphor for chemistry, asked Craig Sager if he’s been in a bar fight, referenced a green squirrel (???), and spouted a plethora of other quotables, I’m not inclined to speculate.
On Sunday night, though, KG’s three most famous — and jubilant — words as a Celtic were patently false. Between his video tribute and Paul Pierce’s (even more so for the Truth, with 15 years of history in Boston), it was impossible to avoid the onslaught of goosebumps, shivers, sadness, nostalgia, laughter, and sappiness to top all sappiness. And yes, it has taken me this long to process my emotions. Continue reading Video: Celtics Honor Pierce, Garnett in Return to Boston »