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  1. Kendrick Perkins does not like Tyson Chandler

    May 18, 2011, 6:51 PM EST

    perkinsthunder

    Kendrick Perkins is something of a throwback player. In addition to being perhaps the best post defender in the NBA, Perkins is what some might call an “enforcer.” He gets the most out of each one of his fouls, is the admitted master of the moving screen that doesn’t look like a moving screen, never,…

  2. Irony alert: Player calls Garnett “coward” in anonymous column

    Apr 22, 2011, 12:10 PM EST

    Kevin Garnett

    I love the premise of this article — there is not enough trash talk in the NBA. It’s part of ESPN’s “Player X” series where some athletes in different sports get to spout off anonymously on whatever topic they want. And this time around an NBA player — clearly a veteran — complains about the…

  3. Nobody understands Hedo Turkoglu’s trash talk

    Nov 19, 2010, 12:10 PM EST

    Denver Nuggets v Phoenix Suns

    Hedo Turkoglu is one of the NBA’ talkers — the guys who have a constant stream of trash talk going during a game. Except, nobody understands what Turkoglu is saying. Rashard Lewis talked about it with the Orlando Sentinel yesterday after the Magic blew Turkoglu’s Suns out of the building. “He was talking noise, talking…

  4. Winderman: Villanueva violated “keep it on the court” code

    Nov 3, 2010, 9:11 PM EST

    Kevin Garnett

    For a moment, let’s move past the Big C, because that part of this Kevin Garnett debate is reprehensible, if uttered in any context. Instead consider something a bit more germane to these sports pages. And that’s Part B. Charlie Villanueva violated a prime tenet of the game and well could find himself receiving a…

  5. Kevin Garnett talks trash. The league should do nothing about it.

    Nov 3, 2010, 4:01 PM EST

    Orlando Magic v Boston Celtics, Game 4

    If you’ve ever sat near the court for a Kevin Garnett Celtics game, you know this — the man talks a lot of trash. A lot. Some genuinely nasty, personal stuff. He uses it to intimidate and to fire himself up. Charlie Villanueva thought KG crossed the line last night and called him on it,…

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