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Kevin Garnett: President Obama is ‘a cool dude’

03.12.11 at 11:22 am ET
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Celtics forward Kevin Garnett posted to his blog on shoe company Anta’s website and touched on a few topics from what he called a “crazy busy” couple days. Here’s what he had to say about meeting President Barack Obama, the loss to the Clippers and signing a deal with Zico coconut water …

On Obama: “On Tuesday, we went to an event and met the No. 1 man. The president of the United States.  It was cool to take a couple of minutes to talk with the leader of our country. He’s a cool dude.  Not all the guys made it, but hopefully we’ll meet him again (we get to if we win the championship).”

On Clippers: “It just seemed like things were off all day. Not sure what happened, but we didn’t play together and were not on the same page. I guess that has to happen every now and then. Still sucks to lose. We were down 20 points at one point and we cut it down, but mental errors hurt us. We lost by five, but cut it to three at one point.”

On endorsement: “Big news. Just signed a deal with Zico ‘coconut water.’ Excited, to work with them, as I’m a huge coconut water guy. I drink some after my massages, practice and any time I feel like my body needs refreshing. Helps with dehydration and recovery. … Be on the look out for a contest or something. Planning on signing my game sneakers! Stay tuned.”

If Garnett’s commercials are anything like the one embedded in this blog, they should be wonderfully terrible.

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