Did Kevin Garnett drop ‘The Cancer Bomb’ on Charlie Villanueva?
Garnett, known as a trash talker, stuck to his usual routine and did not speak to the media before Wednesday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
He did issue a statement before the game.
"I am aware there was a major miscommunication regarding something I said on the court last night. My comment to Charlie Villanueva was in fact: You are cancerous to your team and our league,"’ Garnett said. "I would never be insensitive to the brave struggle that cancer patients endure. I have lost loved ones to this deadly disease and have a family member currently undergoing treatment. I would never say anything that distasteful. The game of life is far bigger than the game of basketball."
One of Villanueva’s tweets read: "KG called me a cancer patient, I’m [mad] because, u know how many people died from cancer, and he’s tossing it like it’s a joke."