“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.’ 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.”
Kevin Garnett on Wednesday afternoon responding to allegations by Charlie Villanueva that KG called him a "cancer patient" during Tuesday's game. Here's the statement from Garnett: “I am aware there was a major miscommunication regarding something I said on the court last night.