Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/1/13
I remember July of 2007. It was an interesting, strange time for me as a basketball fan. I had been following Kevin Garnett's career in Minnesota for so long, that even though I had never once set foot in the state of Minnesota I thought of the Timberwolves as my team. I knew all of their history. I had spent hours on the various Timberwolves message boards. I had invested in their young players that I had followed since the draft. For a decade, they had been the home of my favorite player, which made them my basketball home.   But the Timberwolves had decided to move on. The writing had been on the wall for a long time; that the team no longer believed that they could build a contender in the short term and they wanted to start over. The press and fan base had been speculating for a year or two that Garnett might soon be traded. In June of 2007, GM Kevin McHale had even agreed to trade Garnett to the Celtics, only to have KG refuse. KG had always been loyal to the Timberwolves, alm...
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