It's unlikely the former Minnesotans were exchanging bon mots in their scuffle Wednesday night. In case you have trouble picking sides, you can look at the on-court combat via each team's broadcast teams:
Here's the Boston perspective:
Meanwhile, the Brooklyn announcers call Garnett a bully deserving of a little pushback:
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Wednesday's victory all but guaranteed Richard Pitino a $50,000 bonus. A winning record in the Big Ten will mean another $50,000 -- and there's potential for much more. Hockey coach Don Lucia is closing in on bonuses, too.