Kevin GarnettKevin Garnett has said it again and again — he will not waive his no-trade clause. Still, despite the Big Ticket’s best efforts, the Celtics continue to be linked in trade rumor after trade rumor involving their big man.

KG has reiterated his allegiance to the Celtics time and time again, but general manager Danny Ainge might be wishing that Garnett wouldn’t.

After all, Boston might need a shake-up at the NBA trade deadline, and moving the 36-year-old forward might be the team’s best piece to move in order to make the most of a potentially lost season.’s Ben Watanabe stopped by the podcast on Monday to discuss Garnett’s future with NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette. The two also discussed the NBA All-Star Game, Dwight Howard‘s efforts at humor and much more.

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