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Kevin Garnett Claims There Was An Agenda To Hurt the Boston Celtics

NBA Champion Kevin Garnett who won his titles with the infamous Boston Celtics Big 3 is doing press for the movie Uncut Gems starring himself and Adam Sandler. One of his stops was the Bill Simmons podcast where he reflected on facing LeBron James in the past.

Bill Simmons: Celtics win in Miami [in 2012], and they’re talking all kinds of [expletive] to LeBron. All kinds of [expletive that whole game. Correct or incorrect? You’re trying to get into his head. You feel like you can break LeBron at this point.

Kevin Garnett: “We broke LeBron, so get your [expletive] out of here with that. You understand how he got to Cleveland, how he got to Miami, Bill? You remember that?”

Bill Simmons: Oh that’s true. You broke him in 2010. Fair enough.

Kevin Garnett: “OK, so remember that, alright? Stop bringing it up. So they was talking [expletive] to him, the media. And the league knew that they had an agenda in which we wasn’t a part of the agenda. And that’s how they ended up winning that series. Yeah, I said it…. Man listen, let me tell something to you. The C’s, we didn’t give a [expletive] about LeBron. We didn’t fear LeBron, and we didn’t think that he could beat all five of us. And that’s how it felt. He was trying to consolidate because he didn’t want the pressure on him. You understand?”

Doug Gottlieb in the audio below disputes Kevin Garnett's rant on LeBron James especially this idea that there was an "agenda" against the Boston Celtics at the time.

Kevin Garnett Claims There Was An Agenda To Hurt the Boston Celtics

Doug Gottlieb: "When you start going "conspiracy theory, the-refs-in-the-league-were-against-us guy," that's when most of us shut down. There was never a moment where you felt like the league was trying to help the Heat beat the Celtics. This epitomized Kevin Garnett: intense, loyal, hardcore, captivating, talented and completely out of his mind, crazy.

LeBron left in 2010 because he couldn't beat the Celtics OR MAYBE because Celtics had a BIG 3 and LeBron had Mo Williams".