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Andrew Wiggins wasn't even a year old when Kevin Garnett made his NBA debut with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 1995 as the fresh-faced kid right out of high school expected to help turn the franchise around. Garnett did that for a time before stops in Boston and Brooklyn, and now that he's back in Minnesota, he's doing his best to help the 20-year-old Wiggins be the next young...
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Dan Le Batard: Danny Ainge Owes Kevin McHale His Job For Kevin Garnett Trade

Danny Ainge already offered Kevin McHale a job with the Boston Celtics, but Dan Le Batard thinks he owes him more than that. The ESPN host talked about Ainge’s offer on “The Dan Le Batard Show” on Thursday, and he doesn’t think a job from the Celtics president of basketball operations is enough for McHale. As Le Batard sees it, Ainge owes the recently fired Houston Rockets...
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Kevin Garnett compares Steph Curry to Michael Jordan

Kevin Garnett was around when Michael Jordan was still in his heyday, so when he favorably compares Jordan and Stephen Curry, people take note. It’s the takeaway Garnett had after his Minnesota Timberwolves were beaten 129-116 on Thursday night, a night in which Curry put up 46 points. “Like Michael Jordan was a whole other...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Makes Ludicrous Analogy About Putting Puppies In A Box (Video)

Kevin Garnett might have outdone himself this time. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward, one of the most “colorful” players in the league, has said some pretty absurd things throughout his NBA career. But when Garnett was asked what it’s like playing with so many young players in Minnesota, he gave one of the most bizarre responses we’ve ever seen. “You know, it’s almost...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Kevin Garnett's first 30-point game (VIDEO)

Garnett finished hot as a rookie and never looked back. David Sherman Getty ImagesLet's go back a long way—to March 27, 1996. Kevin Garnett is just 19 years old, a rookie averaging just 9.0 points per game but who has been on fire of late. But this was a special night for KG.The NBA recently released a bunch of highlights from superstars' first 30-point games. One of those stars...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg: 'Kevin Garnett was the best teammate I ever had'

Garnett and Hoiberg were teammates in Minnesota from 2003 to 2005. Matthew Holst Getty ImagesThe Timberwolves take on the Bulls on Saturday, and with that comes lots of praise for the who-knows-when-he'll-be-retired Kevin Garnett. The greatest of compliments came from Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg, who was a teammate of Garnett during KG's first stint in Minnesota.Here's what Hoiberg...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett posts moving tribute to Flip Saunders

The NBA family suffered a tremendous loss on Sunday with the news that Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders passed away at the age of 60 after a battle with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. A true great of the sport, Saunders was a beloved figure in the basketball community who touched the lives...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett shares powerful tribute to Flip Saunders

The basketball world was hit with shocking news Sunday when the Minnesota Timberwolves announced head coach Flip Saunders died at the age of 60 after a battle with cancer. As expected, Saunders’ passing hit the Timberwolves hard, especially veteran forward Kevin Garnett, who played the first ten seasons of his NBA career (1995-2005) under Saunders during the head coach’s first...
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Garnett doesn't want to hear Sam Mitchell's stories

Minnesota Timberwolves interim head coach Sam Mitchell has played for and coached multiple NBA teams during the course of his stint in the league. Mitchell played small forward for the Wolves and joined the team back in 1989 during its inaugural season, and he has plenty of stories, apparently. Kevin Garnett doesn’t want to hear them, though. Garnett took the podium during...
Via The Sports Daily
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett buys 1,000 tickets for Timberwolves fans

  MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Garnett has purchased 1,000 tickets to Minnesota’s next game in appreciation of Timberwolves fans for their welcome of his return to the team.   The Timberwolves made the announcement on Sunday morning. They host the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. The freebies courtesy of the 15-time All-Star power forward will be available on the team’s...
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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