We knew Perk wasn’t at full strength in the Finals. We know he was in pain. Funny thing is… he didn’t really care.
Kendrick Perkins estimated he was at between 60 and 80 percent health during the five games of the NBA Finals in which he played….
Perkins said he has no regrets about playing through the strain in Game 6. “Yeah, I knew about it,” he said of the extent of the injury. “But I wasn’t sitting.”
The article goes on to highlight Perk’s general bad-assitude… and how awesome it feels to be a champion. He says he won’t miss any of training camp.
Hey… remember this thing from Paul Pierce? (or this from Danny Ainge). He’s apparently inspiring the NFL… which is hiring an expert to study gang signs being flashed by players. Red’s Army has found the exclusive identity of that expert: