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Kevin Garnett won't change his style

His old-school intensity helped bring winning swagger back to Celtics

Updated: February 21, 2011, 4:43 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

LOS ANGELES -- Al Horford instinctively stiffened as Kevin Garnett strode purposefully toward him. It was habit, really. Usually when KG is coming for him, it promises to be antagonistic, unnerving and potentially humiliating.

"We've gone at it back and forth," Horford said. "He says stuff you can't print. Mostly, he's letting me know that he runs things, that he's the man.

"That's him. You can't take it to heart. A lot of guys get caught up in it. Yeah, he ...

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