The time Kevin Garnett went ‘dragon’ on a young Austin Rivers

NEW YORK — Kevin Garnett tells the story in his unique way, reenacting the back-and-forth between himself and a bold high schooler named Austin Rivers. Garnett, at the time, was near the pinnacle of his Hall of Fame career with the Boston Celtics. Rivers was the coach’s son and was stuffed with confidence after shutting out Celtics center Kendrick Perkins in a one-on-one. “I had my shoe laces untied and I’m coming out the weight room and he rolled the ball at me,” Garnett told the “Chris Vernon Show.” “And I looked at it, and it hit my toes, and I’m like, ‘What?’ “And (Rivers) said, ‘Check.’ ”…

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