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Ricky Rubio on playing with Garnett: 'He kills for you'

Kevin Garnett probably isn’t a guy you want to play against on the hardwood. But play with? Now that’s a different story. The future NBA Hall of Famer is regarded as one of the best teammates in the NBA — as long as you’re working just as hard as him (though, frankly, that’s probably pretty difficult to do). It’s a lesson that one of Garnett’s Minnesota Timberwolves...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett will rack up a ton of records this season

Kevin Garnett has been around a long time. A long, long time. And he's starting to put up the numbers to show it.Mark Vandeusen put some of KG's career in context over at Hoops Habit:Robert Parish holds the record for career games played (1,611) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the record for most minutes (57,446).Garnett doesn't appear to have much of a chance to beat any of those...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What the Hell Happened to...Tom Gugliotta?

"Cause Googs is nice," - Fall 1996, 2nd year forward Kevin Garnett, on why the team he creates for NBA Live 96 Sega Genesis consisted of 4 Kevin Garnetts and 1 Tom Gugliotta.He had what Paul Shirley once called "the worst tattoo in the NBA, the barbed wire on the bicep."  He was the second NC State alumni to be featured in WTHHT (after Chris Corchiani).  If you followed the NBA...
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookies don’t eat before veterans in Kevin Garnett’s world

To some, Kevin Garnett is certifiably insane. While it’s true that he can whip himself into a psychotic frenzy on game day, KG is more of a guy who lives by a certain code than he is crazy person acting on impulse. Here is one story that goes along that blurry line. Garnett will gladly and openly mentor rookies… imparting knowledge on those willing to soak up his wisdom and...
Via Red's Army
23 days ago  |  Discuss

How Kevin Garnett can help Karl-Anthony Towns during his rookie season

Kevin Garnett may not be the most effective player anymore, but that's not why he has value to the Timberwolves. Garnett is basically a coach who just so happens to be wearing a jersey at this point. When he speaks, teammates listen. When he does something, they follow.That's why a young team wanted to bring back KG, though the nostalgia effect obviously had some influence, as well...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett vs the Trade Voltron

Today is the 8th anniversary of the Kevin Garnett trade. Of course, there have now been 3 Kevin Garnett trades, but you know the one I'm talking about. In 2007, the Minnesota Timberwolves changed NBA history by sending KG to Boston in exchange for Al Jefferson, Ryan Gomes, Gerald Green, Sebastian Telfair, Theo Ratliff, and the picks that would be come Wayne Ellington and Jonny Flynn...
Via Sports-Reference
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett will return for 21st NBA season

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. #twolves — Darren...
Via Sportsnaut
July 07, 2015  |  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...
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...
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

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