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KEVIN GARNETT RUMORS

Bulls pick Bobby Portis: ‘Once I step on the court I’m mad’

Chicago Bulls first round draft pick Bobby Portis told reporters Thursday night that he plays the game of basketball to win. “My passing and my intensity,” Portis said then when asked by reporters why he likened himself to Kevin Garnett. “Simply because once I step on the court I’m mad. I play with a chip on my shoulder, a log on my shoulder, that no other player plays with...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett is helping Minnesota choose the No. 1 pick

Kevin Garnett is a 39-year-old living legend. He knows how to win, and how to motivate teammates. Few players are better communicators off and on the court. The Minnesota Timberwolves know this, which is why they're including him in the draft process. They have the first overall pick, and, according to Sporting News, want Garnett's unique opinion before choosing which prospect is...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass’ Maxie Esho Once Joined Kevin Garnett In Adidas Commercial (Video)

WALTHAM, Mass. — Thousands of young basketball players grew up idolizing Kevin Garnett. Very few ever had a chance to meet The Big Ticket in person. UMass product Maxie Esho was one of those lucky few. Esho, a 6-foot-8 forward prospect who hails from the Washington, D.C., area but attended prep school at Lee Academy in Maine, participated in a pre-draft workout Thursday with the...
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Jackson: Lakers had ‘handshake agreement’ for Garnett in 2007

The Boston Celtics traded for Kevin Garnett in 2007, and the 15-time NBA All-Star immediately helped turn the franchise around and win a championship. That title was won at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, who were apparently left wondering what could have been after the NBA Finals. In a fantastic oral history of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves: Who is the power forward of the future?

The Minnesota Timberwolves have a question of who will play power forward in the team’s long term plans. The team traded for Kevin Garnett earlier this season, but he is not the long term solution for the team at power forward, as Garnett will probably only have one more season with the team. Now if the Timberwolves end up getting the first overall pick in the Draft Lottery and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 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...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via NESN.com
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

Timberwolves reportedly trying to acquire Kevin Garnett

The Minnesota Timberwolves are trying to bring the best player in franchise history back to where he started his career.   ESPN.com reports the T-Wolves are actively trying to acquire Kevin Garnett in a trade with the Brookyln Nets. According to the ESPN.com report, Minnesota is offering Thaddeus Young in exchange for the probable Hall of Famer. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein cites...
Via NESN.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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