(Video) Sports: Kevin Garnett Says AAU Has Ruined the NBA

The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) is supposed to help prepare young basketball players and is also the best way for the young ballers to get their names out there.  Many players in the NBA, grew up and are familiar with each other as most of them participated in that league.  The AAU also has its downside.  Kobe Bryant, who grew up in Italy before returning to Philly, previously said European players are more skillful, and AAU doesn’t teach them properly.  Kevin Garnett agrees.

(Video) NBA: LMAO! Kevin Garnett Curses On Live Television And Doesn’t Care

photo credit Kevin Garnett’s “Area 21” segment on “Inside The NBA” has been a big hit since the season started and last night was another reason why. We all know KG has no filter when he talks and he already had fans laughing when he had Candace Parker on last night and claimed she was the real “CP3”, even having a mannequin wearing a t-shirt that said the same thing. Turns out there were much bigger laughs to come.

NBA: Isaiah Thomas: ‘I’m the 5-9 Kevin Garnett. That’s who I want to be’

Isaiah Thomas may be unimpressed with the Boston Celtics 3-3 start, but he’s 26.2 points and 6.8 assists through those six games, and he has big aspirations for his future.

(Video) NBA: Inside The NBA Announces Kevin Garnett Will Be Joining The Crew Starting Next Week

Kevin Garnett officially retired from basketball before this season started but he isn’t taking much time off away from the game. Last night on TNT, Inside the NBA announced that the big ticket will be joining the show starting next week.

NBA: Retired Kevin Garnett Considering Coaching The Cavs?

Of course not head coach, Lue got that locked straight down, but we hear tell that he recently offered KG a job on the coaching staff in Cleveland. Think he’ll take it?

NBA: Doc Rivers Wanted Kevin Garnett To Come To The Clippers Instead Of Retiring

Doc Rivers once said that Kevin Garnett was his favorite player to coach and apparently he wanted one more chance to coach him again. Rivers wanted KG to sign with the Clippers for next reason rather than retire but he made the smarter decision at this stage of his career to call it quits.

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