“I’m the 5-9 Kevin Garnett. That’s who I want to be,” said (Isaiah) Thomas. “[Garnett’s praise] means a lot. For a guy I looked up to, who I knew I would be nothing like [in size], but just the way he prepared himself, the way he didn’t back down from anybody, and how he was so locked in. It was amazing to see that up close. For him to say that about me, that says a lot.”
Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN
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