Kevin Garnett is doing his part in getting KG out of Cleveland, and he has a pretty interesting perspective as one of the league's super elite players on a team that could never get him enough help.
"Honestly, he's gonna have to make a decision on not just him, but
his family and his future," Garnett said when asked in his postgame
press conference what LeBron would have to deal with.
"Loyalty is something that hurts you at times because you can't get
youth back. I can honestly say that if I can go back and do my situation
over, knowing what I know now with this organization, I'd of done it a
They were discussing this on Mike and Mike in the morning on my brief train ride in, and in their discussion it made it sound like he echoed these thoughts to LeBron personally after the game, but it the realgm link makes it sound like his general thoughts in the post game press conference.
Honestly, who knows if LeBron even hears the post game press conference.
Still, KG's been through the same situation, and so his viewpoint should impact LeBron in a different way than many other people, and he's telling LeBron to get out of dodge.
Will it have an effect? Who knows. I think if Boston gets creamed by Orlando (which I expect), then LeBron has to feel even farther away. Of course, maybe I'm radically underselling Boston since I had them potentially going out in round 1. Maybe they did just save themselves for the playoffs and turn it on.