Garnett Smart Enough to Use War of Words

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There are a lot of things you might think to call Kevin Garnett, but passive-aggressive isn’t one of them. But after what’s gone on the past week, maybe we should reconsider that.


As Danny Ainge’s frantic efforts to trade Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers for DeAndre Jordan and Eric Bledsoe proved once again the existence of a no-trade clause means about as much to the Celtics president of basketball operations as loyalty does to Bill Belichick. In the end, Ainge could not have traded Garnett anywhere without his consent, but the public and private bind that refusing to accept such a trade would have put Garnett in locally is exactly why Ray Allen put no faith in the no-trade clause he was offered by Ainge before he jumped ship for Miami...

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