“I had lumps in my throat and I kept them under control and I focused as much as I could on the game and not take away from it, but man this was over the top. I couldn’t put it into words.”
— Garnett on tribute night
Of all nights to disrespect KG by going “over the top” and dunking him, on this night, on tribute night, shouldn’t be that night. But late in the second quarter, the ex Net Gerald Wallace, probably still not happy about being in Boston, threw down a dunk over the ex Champion Celtic.