Kevin Garnett

Garnett is known for his trash talk and take no prisoners attitude and in a recent interview, he said that you have to be an a*****e to survive in the NBA. Hit the jump for details.

Via Bleacher Report:

Kevin Garnett has some advice for anyone who aspires to play in the NBA and doesn’t already make a habit out of stealing grandma’s Social Security checks to fund his setting-money-on-fire addiction.

Stop being so nice.

OK, that’s not exactly what the 19-year veteran said. But that’s definitely the gist of his recent musings.

“[You don’t last long in] this league by just whispering or being a nice guy or a guy the ladies like,” he explained, per Newsday’s Rod Boone. “You’ve got to be an a—–e.”

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