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KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

Jackson: Lakers had ‘handshake agreement’ for Garnett in 2007

The Boston Celtics traded for Kevin Garnett in 2007, and the 15-time NBA All-Star immediately helped turn the franchise around and win a championship. That title was won at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, who were apparently left wondering what could have been after the NBA Finals. In a fantastic oral history of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The oral history of Kevin Garnett is the most glorious thing you’ll read

Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck has compiled an oral history of Kevin Garnett as told by former teammates and coaches, as well as his agent and some writers. These first-hand accounts have been woven into some of the most spectacular stories you’re ever going to read about KG, and they provide a lot more insight than many of us have ever had into perhaps the most intense athlete...
Via Red's Army
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Garnett 'crushed' Joakim Noah with trash talk

There’s no denying Kevin Garnett’s place among sports’ greatest trash-talkers. There’s also no denying his rivalry with Joakim Noah. Garnett and Noah have done battle numerous times over the years, and according to Paul Pierce, the disdain began very early. Pierce told Bleacher Report in a must-read oral history of Garnett’s career that KG first got under Noah’s skin...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Kevin Garnett almost go to the University of Michigan?

To this day, Kevin Garnett stands as one of the most successful athletes to have jumped straight from high school to professional sports. Yet Garnett's jump wasn't always a sure thing. In a fascinating oral history from Bleacher Report's Howard Beck, Sonny Vaccaro reveals that KG nearly went to the University of Michigan."He may or may not admit to this, but he was going to go to...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Who is the power forward of the future?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a question of who will play power forward in the team’s long term plans. The team traded for Kevin Garnett earlier this season, but he is not the long term solution for the team at power forward, as Garnett will probably only have one more season with the team. Now if the Timberwolves end up getting the first overall pick in the Draft Lottery and...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Garnett throws out first pitch at Twins game

If Kevin Garnett is looking for something to do when his basketball career ends, he might have a future in baseball. The former Boston Celtics big man returned to the Timberwolves at this season’s NBA trade deadline, and his homecoming in Minnesota has been a special one. And on Monday, Garnett had the honor of throwing out the first pitch at the Minnesota Twins’ home opener...
Via NESN.com
April 13, 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...
Via NESN.com
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett throws his teammates' phones in the toilet?

Kevin Garnett has always been one of the most intense players in the NBA. While KG has returned home to a terrible Minnesota Timberwolves team that basically has nothing to play for, that doesn’t mean he will settle for a loose locker room environment. Minnesota’s younger players have apparently been warned of this. Over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Timberwolves reportedly trying to acquire Kevin Garnett

The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to bring the best player in franchise history back to where he started his career.   ESPN.com reports the T-Wolves are actively trying to acquire Kevin Garnett in a trade with the Brookyln Nets. According to the ESPN.com report, Minnesota is offering Thaddeus Young in exchange for the probable Hall of Famer. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein cites...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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