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Kevin Garnett is NOT interested in his coach's stories about the Raptors

With head coach Flip Saunders away from the team due to health reasons, assistant Sam Mitchell is currently guiding the Minnesota Timberwolves.  It's Mitchell's second stint leading an NBA team--the first was with the Toronto Raptors from 2004-2008.  Mitchell is 52 years old.  He and Kevin Garnett (39) were teammates on the Wolves from 1995-2002.The pair seems to be getting along...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett’s Awesome Media Day Quotes Include ‘Heart And Balls’ Note

Don’t be mistaken: Kevin Garnett didn’t re-sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves just to babysit the young kids on the team. The 39-year-old made as much clear in his media day press conference Monday, as well as sprinkling in his typical top-notch quotes in the process. “I’m definitely not the coach on the floor,” Garnett told the Minnesota press. “I’ll leave that to...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett should do media day forever

Kevin Garnett in front of a microphone is one of life’s great pleasures. The man is a quote machine, especially if he’s in a good mood. The KG/Paul Pierce “Super Man theme music” remains a classic, and there were few post-win interviews that didn’t include some sort of humorous KG moment. Now, at 39 years old and 20 years into his NBA career, the game might be slipping...
Via Red's Army
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kevin Garnett Files

Alright everybody, the time has come for me to put on my Doc Martin’s, a pair of faded jeans and a super a super baggy-ass sweater, and pretend that it’s the 90s again. That is to say, I never thought I would be writing a player profile about the legend that is Kevin Garnett in 2015. A KG comeback just sounded too far fetched. But that doesn’t matter now, because he’s back...
Via TWolves Blog
7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Garnett returns to help Wolves, Mitchell while Flip is away

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kevin Garnett says Sam Mitchell is the perfect person to take over the Minnesota Timberwolves now that Flip Saunders is taking a leave of absence to be treated for cancer. Garnett spoke on Monday for the first time since signing a two-year, $16.5 million contract earlier this summer to return to the Wolves. Garnett has been close to Saunders for years. He says he...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves working on buyout for Anthony Bennett

Former No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett may soon be looking for a new team. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday that the Timberwolves and Bennett are working on a buyout. Bennett would become a free agent if he clears waivers after being bought out. There were trade rumors involving Bennett over the summer, so this news is not too surprising. After drafting Karl...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 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

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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