Kevin Garnett knows how to hold a grudge.
Garnett was enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday night and delivered a speech in which he thanked a handful of former teammates, including Brook Lopez and Joe Johnson from his final run with the Nets, but he appeared to snub a couple of his teammates from his championship team with the Boston Celtics.
Namely Ray Allen and Rajon Rondo.
Despite winning a title together, Garnett and Allen had a falling out after a seven-game series loss to the Miami Heat in the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. Allen became a free agent and signed with the Heat that summer, drawing much ire from Celtics fans and Garnett himself.
The fact that Garnett mentioned Lopez and Johnson and not Allen did not go unnoticed among those watching.
He also curiously made no mention of Rondo, either, although there is no known beef between the two — at least none we are aware of at the moment.
While other Celtics, such as Paul Pierce, have made amends with Allen since he spurned Boston for Miami, Garnett might be taking this one to the grave.
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