Isaiah Thomas says Kevin Garnett once called him a 'little midget'

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Kevin Garnett's retirement has led to a number of great stories from his career being dragged up.

It's fair to say the one-time champion was an elite trash talker and will go down in the NBA annals as one of the best at taking the opposition out of their rhythm.

It seems that everyone has their own Garnett moment, nobody was immune for the expletive-laden insults that used to come out of his mouth - well, except for Steven Adams. 

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is a player who has his own Big Ticket story and it is no surprise to see what the retired legend picked on. 

"We were playing against Boston in Sacramento the first time I played the Celtics," Thomas said. "You know his screens were very illegal ... and I yelled, 'Stop setting them illegal screens!'

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Boston Celtics Media Day

"And he was like, 'Shut your little midget a-- up.' And ever since then, he's been calling me a 'little midget,' but with other different words."

The words would not have affected Thomas, he has grown up with insults about his height throughout his basketball career, but it just emphasises the point that nobody was safe from the abuse of Garnett. 

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