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The time Kevin Garnett head butted a hole in the wall of his own home because of “Making The Band”

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CHICAGO, IL - APRIL 07: Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics puts his head the pad of the stanchion before a game against the Chicago Bulls at United Center on April 7, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Celtics 97-81. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agress that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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If you read one thing today, it should be the oral history of Kevin Garnett at Bleacher Report. It is a brilliant bit of work by Howard Beck.

If you take something away from the history, it’s that KG is intense. All the time. His relaxation is more intense than your average work day.

The best story about that intensity comes from longtime Garnett friend and current Cavaliers assistant coach Tyronn Lue.

“The proudest moment for me was when he won that championship, and I got a chance to see his emotions and how he reacted. It was the best thing for me. [...] A lot of people do all their howling on the court and they’re faking just for attention, but what he does is genuine. So one day we were at his house and we were watching Puff Daddy’s show Making the Band, and in one of the scenes, some new guys came in and were trying to sing and were trying to compete against the guys who had been there. And KG just got so hyped, “Motherf—-r, you’ve got to stand up for yours! You’ve got to fight! Motherf—-r, you’ve got to come together!” He’s going crazy, he’s sweaty. And he just head butts the wall and put a hole in the wall of his house.”

We’re going to miss KG when he’s gone.