KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

The Big Ticket goes for 40: Reminiscing on Garnett's 22-year journey

Kevin Garnett turned 40 years old on May 19. I repeat, KG turned 40 YEARS OLD. Being 40 is young when you aren’t a professional athlete, but in KG’s case, it shows that he has given over half of his life to the game of basketball. In my case, it is a reminder that I am one step closer to being washed up. At 29 years of age, I still feel young and spry, but with KG turning...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Offseason Therapy: Happy Birthday, Kevin Garnett

The Big Ticket is 40 years old today. How old does that make you feel? On May 19, 1976, the one and only Kevin Maurice Garnett entered the world. Today, he turns 40 years old and retains an NBA contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves. The occasion of the big man's birthday provides a nice little opportunity to both reminisce on the old times and contemplate his (and the Timberwolves...
Via Canis Hoopus
5 days ago

Kevin Garnett Isn't Retiring, Plans to Play Next Season

  Kevin Garnett has been in the NBA for 21 years. The dark-horse-style work ethic and competitive intensity of the legendary center seems to be pushing him to continue his career into the 2016-2017 season. Garnett has one year left on his two-year contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves, but he hasn't played a game since he went down with a knee injury on Jan. 23. Since...
Via Stack
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Craig Sager reveals doctors have given him 3-6 months to live

We learned yesterday that Craig Sager’s cancer is no longer remission, but the news is even worse than that for the NBA on TNT sideline reporter. Speaking to Bernard Goldberg as part of a Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel segment that will air Tuesday night on HBO, Sager revealed doctors have given him three-to-six months to live. Goldberg: What’s the diagnosis? Sager: That’s...
Via Awful Announcing
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Nostalgic Kevin Garnett Posts Priceless Old Celtics Pics On Instagram (Photos)

Kevin Garnett just discovered Instagram, and the world is a better place for it. The veteran Minnesota Timberwolves forward is in the twilight of his NBA career, but he’s accrued plenty of awesome memories over the years, from dominating in Minnesota right out of high school to finally winning an NBA title with the Boston Celtics. Garnett took a trip down memory lane last week...
Via NESN.com
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett Slaps Ryan Anderson In Face, Escapes Foul Call (Video)

Kevin Garnett slapped New Orleans Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson in the face Tuesday night, and he got away with it. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward made contact with Anderson’s face as he ran down the floor on defense. KG wasn’t called for a foul — it was actually Anderson who picked up a personal. The Pelicans broadcasters were a bit confused, as you might imagine. ...
Via NESN.com
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Celtics' Avery Bradley still benefiting from Garnett's leadership

BOSTON — Only two players on the Celtics’ current roster were teammates with Kevin Garnett when he was in Boston. One of those players didn’t even play Garnett’s position, but Celtics guard Avery Bradley still had high praise Monday for the Minnesota Timberwolves forward and the role he played as a mentor. “I take a lot,” Bradley said before Monday’s game between...
Via NESN.com
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett: Boston fans are better than New York fans

Kevin Garnett is clear about where his allegiances lie. While the Timberwolves forward calls Minnesota home — he spent the first 12 seasons of his career there and returned last year via trade — Garnett enjoyed his time with the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets, too. But one of those cities means a little more to him. “Right, Boston a little more than Brooklyn,” Garnett...
Via NESN.com
December 20, 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 the...
Via The Sports Daily
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett will return for 21st NBA season

By David Kenyon Veteran power forward Kevin Garnett isn’t ready to retire. According to Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Twin Cities, the 39-year-old Garnett is planning to return for his 21st NBA season, his 14th as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Mere formality, part deux: told the Garnett contract re-signing here is done. Will search for the terms later after radio...
Via Sportsnaut
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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