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MINNEAPOLIS -- Limited, lackluster and languishing.
Not at all the Kevin Garnett that once ruled the Land of 10,000 Lakes.
In what may have been the state hoops hero's final Target Center appearance, the younger, spryer Kevin and company rolled to a 111-81 victory reminiscent of the franchise's Garnett-led golden years. The 38-year-old former MVP himself displayed every indication of a frustrated, aging veteran aching for one more chance at NBA glory.
"I joked around with (teammate Kevin Martin) tonight that I'm glad I didn't have to play him in his prime, because he was something else," said Kevin Love, who led a balanced effort with his 13th double-double this season while matching up with Garnett, one of his childhood idols. "He's the Big Ticket, and we haven't seen many players like him before and probably never will again."
"It's strange," small forward Corey Brewer said when asked about seeing the Garnett of now as ...
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Even further removed from the era thatrendered him Minnesota's all-time basketball poster boy, Kevin Garnett stillallows the memories to sink in a bit."There is a lot of emotions that come with thisbuilding," the former Timberwolves superstar said Friday after his team'sshootaround at the Target Center. "A lot of emotions that come with someof...
Kevin Garnett sat in the visitor's locker room at Target Center, searching for answers to difficult questions after yet another disheartening loss by his Brooklyn Nets.
Just down the hall, Minnesota's Kevin Love got dressed a few feet from the locker that Garnett called home for 12 years. And while he was trying to be respectful of the player that put the Timberwolves franchise...
Kevin Garnett had stepped on the court against his former franchise seven times. He had walked away a winner each time after imposing his unyielding will on the Minnesota Timberwolves.
All the past success didn't matter one bit Friday night. Garnett and the star-studded Brooklyn Nets are finding out their reputations will get them nowhere this season.
Kevin Love had 17 points...
The Brooklyn Nets are one of the biggest disappointments inthe NBA, and they again may have to try to turn things around without DeronWilliams.Williams will likely be a game-time decision as the visitingNets attempt to win for just the second time in eight tries Friday nightagainst the Minnesota Timberwolves.Brooklyn (3-8) made several major moves in the offseason buthas so far failed...
The Brooklyn Nets have scratched Deron Williams, Andrei Kirilenko, Brook Lopez and Jason Terry for Friday night's game against Minnesota.
This has been a season so far of injuries and losses for the Nets, who began the year with big expectations but are 3-8. Coach Jason Kidd says injuries are part of the game and the team must stay together during this tough stretch.
The Brooklyn Nets big man, Brook Lopez is expected to return to the starting lineup tomorrow night as the Nets take on the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nets’ center has missed his last three games and the Nets have certainly missed his presence down low.
The Nets just haven’t been great together as many people expected him to,but without Lopez they’ve looked even worse.
Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank are having some friction on the Brooklyn Nets’ coaching staff amid the team’s struggles this season, according to a report. The Nets lost by 30 points to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday and have been a disappointment this season, going just 3-9. They were expected to contend for the Eastern […]
Lopez has missed the Nets' last three games against the Clippers, Blazers, and Bobcats--all losses--after spraining his ankle in the Brooklyn win over the Suns
As the Nets look to regroup from a shocking loss on Wednesday at the hands of the Bobcats and try to snap their three-game losing streak, they most likely won't be with the talents of three key players...
Brooklyn Nets' guard Deron Williams has had a difficult time staying on the court with ankle injuries that went back to last season. The trend appears to continue as Williams was seen with a noticable limp on Friday.Rotoworld.com reported that Rod Boone, who covers the Nets for Newsday, tweeted about Williams' status,Deron just walked into the locker room. Still has a...
The Brooklyn Nets have lost four in a row and have struggled to a 3-9 start this season. The Nets will have to try and break the losing streak today against the Detroit Pistons without four of their key players.Rotoworld.com reported a tweet from Tim Bontemps, Brooklyn Nets beat writer for the New York Post on the status of the Nets' injuries.Williams, Lopez, Kirilenko and...
Joe Johnson (left) shot well tonight (6-for-10 from the field for 15 points) but able to help his Nets compete with the Timberwolves
The Brooklyn Nets' nightmare start to the 2013-14 season continued this evening in Minneapolis as a shorthanded Nets squad was absolutely destroyed by a Timberwolves team coming off two straight losses. Brooklyn falls to a dismal...
The more things change…
“A broken record. We just keep playing the same old song.” — Kevin Garnett, Nov. 22.
“When you go through dismal times like this … it shows you who’s within, who has the rope and who’s going to let go.” — Garnett, Nov. 19, following a players-only meeting the previous night.
“Something’s got to give. If we are going to get stops...
They are the NBA's most expensive team, filled with All-Stars and the belief they can contend for a championship.
Here's what else the Brooklyn Nets are at the moment: a last-place disappointment.
''Tough times right now,'' forward Kevin Garnett said.
They got tougher Sunday, when reserve Rodney Stuckey scored a season-high 27 points in the Detroit Pistons...
The Brooklyn Nets have struggled mightily in the second half of games this season, especially in the third quarters. They were outscored 34-15 in the third quarter of Sunday's 109-97 loss to the Detroit Pistons.
“The third quarter is something that stands out right now that we’ve got to get better at, coaches and players,” Jason Kidd said.
The Nets want to blame their string...