In the season opener, he missed a game-tying shot attempt and promptly got into a heated exchange with Knicks guard Billy Walker.
It didn't just include words either.
Garnett actually put his hands to Walker's throat but quickly let go as the two separated but continued to jaw with each other.
And, according to Marc Berman of the New York Post, Walker and KG are cool too. Walker is quoted as saying:
“When I was leaving the arena, I talked to him. We’re both competitors; we wanted to win. Emotions run high when you play at that level. We shook hands...I still respect those guys,’’ Walker said. “It was in the heat of the moment."
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It is hardly a surprise to see these two reconcile. KG is a well-known bully on the court and Billy has plenty of fire to him as well.
These two teams will see each other plenty and this won't be the last time we see a dust-up.