KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

Are the Wolves Ready to Run With the Wild West?

The Wolves selected Providence senior guard Kris Dunn with the no. 5 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, then brought in two centers and a wing during free agency. Is Minnesota still a year away from jumping into the Western Conference playoff pool, or is new coach Tom Thibodeau ready to lead this pack to the postseason for the first time in over a decade? Minnesota hasn’t made...
Via The Lottery Mafia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Uncovered Footage Shows Kevin Garnett May Have Been the Best One-On-One Basketball Player of All Time

Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Garnett is definitely past his prime. Last season, he played only 14 minutes per game and scored 3 points a game. Since the 40-year-old mostly sat on the bench, fans could forget what a dominating player he once was. RELATED: Milwaukee Bucks Rookie Thon Maker Eats 7 Meals a Day to Gain Weight Recently Garnett posted a throwback video...
Via Stack
July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

RUMOR: Celtics sign Green, Zeller and two others to contract deals

The Boston Celtics are filling out their roster Saturday. Athletic wing Gerald Green will join the Celtics on a one-year contract at the veteran’s minimum, according to multiple reports. But he’s not the only one: Boston agreed to bring back center Tyler Zeller, and agreed to contracts with rookies Demetrius Jackson and Ben Bentil. The @celtics will sign free-agent guard...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Garnett is contemplating retirement

Two of the best players in NBA history stepped away from the game this summer. Could a third follow suit? After Kobe Bryant completed his farewell tour and Tim Duncan slipped quietly into the night, the focus now turns to Kevin Garnett, who just finished his 21st NBA season. The 40-year-old forward hasn’t made any official announcement, but Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor...
Via NESN.com
July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett reportedly is contemplating retirement ahead of 22nd season

We might have seen the last of Kevin Garnett on an NBA court.The 21-season veteran who was drafted fifth overall out of high school in 1995 could be the next hoops legend to call it a career.While Garnett has said he wants to play at least one more season, he's having second thoughts, according to Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor. Taylor told NBA.com's Steve Aschburner that the 40...
Via FOX Sports
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett on fence if he'll return to play another NBA season

Kevin Garnett’s future remains up in the air, according to Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor. Taylor said that Garnett told him he would like to play next season, but is unsure if his body can handle it. “I just asked him, ‘Kevin, what are you going to do?'” Taylor said, via Steve Aschburner of NBA.com. “His answer was, ‘I’d really like to play next year ‘cuz I’d...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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
May 24, 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
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