How Kevin Garnett Was Awarded Free Throws After Clotheslining Ryan Anderson

01.20.16 3 years ago 2 Comments

Wily veteran Kevin Garnett continues to abuse opponents despite his advancing age. Not the abuse he unleashed during his MVP season with the Timberwolves in 2004, or his title-winning one with the Celtics in 2008. No, the type of abuse he reserves for Dwight Howard, or — more speculatively speaking — Carmelo Anthony.

With less than a minute before halftime in Tuesday night’s Pelicans-Timberwolves tip, Garnett appeared to get entangled with Ryan Anderson as the latter was running back up the court on offense. The initial call was a foul on Anderson, but the officials eventually ran back the play after the Pelicans — justifiably, it turns out — complained.

You see, KG had just smacked Anderson in the face.

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