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It turns out, Green still remembers that talk, and plans on continuing to play that way.
Jeff Green: "I'm going to continue to heed the words of Kevin Garnett - be aggressive, be an asshole. Yes, I said asshole."
— Evans Clinchy (@evansclinchy) September 30, 2013
Green: "I'm going to continue to use the words of Kevin Garnett: Be an asshole."
— Jay King (@ByJayKing) September 30, 2013
I like how Green clarifies: "Yes, I said asshole".
Listen, we all know that Green is an incredibly nice guy off the court. And that's awesome. But he absolutely needed more "a-hole" in his game, and whether it was KG's talk or something else, he certainly became a better, more aggressive player as last season winded down.
Now this season is about becoming more of a consistent asshole. And if he can do that, he'll be well on his way to an All-Star caliber season.
P.S. Just as if it wasn't crystal clear already, Green's light hearted persona off the court ain't changing.
Media day where Jeff Green grabs a mic and asks Kelly Olynyk what kind of conditioner he uses
— Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) September 30, 2013
And that's A-ok.
h/t Evans Clinchy, Jay King and Paul Flannery for the tweets
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