Gasol: Garnett Not as Explosive, Aggressive

by June 05, 2010

The Big Ticket handled the criticism well in the media, though he might have some words for Gasol on the court tomorrow: “Gasol said Garnett isn’t the player he used to be. ‘He’s also lost some explosiveness,’ Gasol said. ‘He’s more of a jump-shooter now, you could say, comes off the lane. Before, he had a really, really quick first step and he was getting to the lane and he was more aggressive then.’ Gasol added that even though time has passed, Garnett is still a ‘terrific player, a terrific¬†competitor.’ Garnett didn’t seem to take offense, but said he had ‘no comments for his comments.'”