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All throughout your career you have been known as a hard worker, great teammate, exceptional player, and extremely loyal. You have put your whole heart into your organization, played hard every night, and even though things have been really tough, never have you embarrassed yourself or your organization.
Generally speaking, when a player of your caliber acts and carries himself in such a professional manner, he’s rewarded with his home fans adoration, and support from his bosses. Sadly, neither is the case with you. Your home fans have, and continue to take you for granted, not knowing that an athlete with the skills and loyalty that you exhibit night in and night out only come once in a lifetime. This sort of apathy and complacency can’t be blamed on only the fans though… Your bosses, Mr. Glen Taylor and Kevin McHale, can carry most of the blame for your current situation.
Year after year, they thank you for your loyalty with the Darco Milicic’s, and the Marco Jaric’s of the NBA. They seem to be content with coming in last, and going to the Draft Lottery. They seem content to sometimes reaching the playoffs but never winning. They seem content to just use your name for marketing purposes and to bring in the fans.
Now, if I didn’t know anything about you I would think that you were just part of that web of losers, but fortunately I do know a little about your character and dedication. I know that losing is not something that you accept, and not something that you condone. I know that every time your team loses, it eats you up inside till you can’t take it. I know that every time you slam it in some ones face you’re taking your frustration out on that rim. You are great, and you are “loyal to a fault,” like Stephen A. Smith correctly pronounced. And you now what? That’s what makes you Kevin Garnett.
Now, let me ask you, do you wish to be remembered as the superstar so loyal to his team that he swallowed loss after loss and never once felt the joy of getting that elusive ring? Or, do you want to be remembered as the legend that was idolized for bringing an organization back from the brink by doing what was best for him, after giving up so much.
This is the time where you change your future… You have two choices… Choose your unwarranted loyalty to your beloved ‘Sota or you do what’s right for you and your career… And ask to be traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Year after year you have seen the Lakers dedication towards winning, and you have watched the Lakers win championships from home. Don’t you want to be part of that? Don’t you want to know what it feels like to have the support of your bosses, and not to mention playing with the best player in the NBA? Don’t you want to win now? I know you do.
I’m sure you have noticed the Lakers are in a state of turmoil right now. Kobe has asked to be traded, and the past few years we have not performed up to our normal standards. That doesn’t take away from our history and our vast opportunity for you here. You would be viewed as the savior, the hero, the one who came in and helped Kobe take us back to the Promised Land.
As you well know, your opportunity for a championship is fading. I don’t think you want to be the modern day Karl Malone and never win anything. What good is being an all time great, but not have any rings to show for it?
So, Mr. Kevin Garnett, what’s it going to be? Glory or Loyalty?
Remember, thousands of Los Angeles Lakers fans rest their hopes on your decision. We appreciate what you do day in and day out. We pass countless hours in front of our computer monitors, checking whether you’re even a possibility! That’s what you can expect here in Los Angeles. Fans that show up every game and support its team. Losing is not an option in the minds of all Laker fans. We want to win, and win with you because you deserve this. You deserve to get your dues.
So, remember thousands of fans will be awaiting your decision because all we want is to Get Garnett.
The True Laker Fans