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KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

Kevin Garnett’s role as mentor in Minnesota signals end of an era

As the final buzzer brought an end to Tuesday’s contest between the Minnesota Timberwolves and L.A, Lakers, it was obvious that Kobe Bryant’s somewhat surprising 38-point performance was going to overshadow anything else that happened at the Staples Center that night. A 37-year old, living legend heroically saving his beloved franchise from record-setting disappointment with...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bright future for Minnesota Timberwolves

Nothing new in Minnesota Timberwolves basketball, 14-35 and a few losses away from guaranteeing  yet another losing season. It seems like ages ago that the Wolves were churning out playoff berths with future Hall of Famer Kevin Garnett. It hasn’t been ages, but it has been 12 years since their last playoff berth. And yet somehow the Wolves are more exciting to watch now than they...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett supports Mitchell, notes Timberwolves' recent improvement

LOS ANGELES -- As the losses keep piling up for the young Minnesota Timberwolves and the scrutiny increases on interim coach Sam Mitchell, franchise star Kevin Garnett is throwing his support behind his longtime friend.Garnett approached reporters at shootaround before the Timberwolves played the Lakers in Los Angeles on Tuesday night and offered his endorsement of Mitchell as the...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett offers endorsement of interim coach Sam Mitchell

LOS ANGELES (AP) Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett is offering his full endorsement of interim coach Sam Mitchell despite the losses from the young team. Garnett spoke before the Timberwolves faced the Lakers in Los Angeles on Tuesday night. Garnett approached the media to offer his evaluation of Mitchell, who has come under increasing scrutiny. After an 8-8 start, the...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Timberwolves at Lakers

With their teams rebuilding and their bodies betraying them, both Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett have seen better days.Garnett will likely miss the final meeting between the future Hall of Famers when Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers host the Minnesota Timberwolves Tuesday night attempting to avoid a franchise-worst 11th consecutive loss.With the 39-year-old Garnett expected to sit out...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Timberwolves' Garnett out with sore knee

CLEVELAND (AP) Minnesota forward Kevin Garnett has been ruled out for the Timberwolves' game at Cleveland because of a sore right knee. Garnett left in the first half of Saturday's 106-101 victory over Memphis. Coach Sam Mitchell says he is day to day. The 39-year-old Garnett is in his 21st NBA season. He is averaging 3.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 38 games, all starts. Minnesota...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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...
Via The Sports Daily
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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