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Kevin Garnett
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Team: MinnesotaHeight: 6-11 Born: 5/19/1976
Position: F-CWeight: 253 Birthplace: Mauldin, South Carolina
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Timberwolves (1995)


Latest News
July 10 4:28 PM PT5:28 PM MT6:28 PM CT7:28 PM ET23:28 GMT7:28 4:28 PM MST6:28 PM EST3:28 UAE (+1)01:2819:28 ET6:28 PM CT22:28 - Minnesota Timberwolves president and coach Flip Saunders says he plans to start Garnett next season and believes he can still make a significant impact at age 39. Garnett signed his two-year, $16 million contract on Friday. Saunders says he expects the franchise icon to not only be a leader in practice and off the court, but also to play well when he's on it.
Analysis: Saunders says Garnett plans to play about 20 minutes per game and will likely be able to play some back-to-backs. He says Garnett has been working out hard this summer to prepare his body for another run.
July 9 1:49 PM PT2:49 PM MT3:49 PM CT4:49 PM ET20:49 GMT4:49 1:49 PM MST3:49 PM EST0:49 UAE (+1)22:4916:49 ET3:49 PM CT19:49 - A person with knowledge of the agreement tells The Associated Press that the two-year contract Garnett will sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves is worth $16 million.
Analysis: Garnett agreed to the terms earlier this week to return to the Timberwolves for a 21st season in the NBA. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because financial details have not been announced.
July 7 7:27 AM PT8:27 AM MT9:27 AM CT10:27 AM ET14:27 GMT22:27 7:27 AM MST9:27 AM EST18:27 UAE16:2710:27 ET9:27 AM CT13:27 - Garnett is returning for season No. 21, agreeing on a two-year contract with Minnesota.
Analysis: Garnett starred in Minnesota for the first 12 years of his career before being traded to Boston in 2007. He returned last February in a trade deadline deal with the Brooklyn Nets and turned 39 in May.
Mar. 22 6:21 PM PT7:21 PM MT8:21 PM CT9:21 PM ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST5:21 UAE (+1)02:2121:21 ET7:21 PM CT0:21 - Garnett is not expected to play in the Minnesota Timberwolves' season finale on Wednesday night, the 21st time he will sit out in 26 games since he made an emotional homecoming in February.
Analysis: Wolves coach and president of basketball operations Flip Saunders actually thinks that last absence will be a good sign.
Feb. 28 6:58 PM PT7:58 PM MT8:58 PM CT9:58 PM ET2:58 GMT10:58 7:58 PM MST9:58 PM EST6:58 UAE (+1)03:5821:58 ET8:58 PM CT1:58 - Garnett was ejected from the Minnesota Timberwolves' game against Memphis on Saturday night in the third quarter after picking up his second technical foul. He had six points, three rebounds and three steals in 15 minutes.
Analysis: Garnett was playing in his second home game since being reacquired by the Timberwolves, and he picked up a technical in the second quarter from referee Eric Lewis for arguing a foul call. Then in the third quarter, Garnett slammed the ball down in frustration after a foul on Jeff Green. Referee Bennett Salvatore quickly issued a technical foul, prompting Garnett's ejection. It was a disappointing outcome for more than 19,000 fans who came to the game to cheer Garnett.
Feb. 27 4:48 PM PT5:48 PM MT6:48 PM CT7:48 PM ET0:48 GMT8:48 5:48 PM MST7:48 PM EST4:48 UAE (+1)01:4819:48 ET6:48 PM CT23:48 - Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves' game against the Chicago Bulls.
Analysis: The Timberwolves reacquired Garnett in a trade with Brooklyn last week, and he had five points, eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in an emotional 97-77 victory over Washington on Wednesday night. But Saunders decided to rest the 38-year-old Garnett on Friday night for the first part of back-to-back games for Minnesota. Garnett is averaging 6.7 points and 6.8 rebounds in 43 games this season.
Feb. 19 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - The Minnesota Timberwolves are sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Brooklyn Nets for Garnett.
Analysis: Garnett spent his first 12 seasons in Minnesota. He guided the Timberwolves to the only eight playoff appearances in franchise history and won the MVP while leading them to the Western Conference finals in 2004. After winning a title in Boston, Garnett is nearing the end of a brilliant career and now could finish it in front of a crowd that continues to adore him.
Jan. 13 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET16:27 GMT0:27 9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST20:27 UAE17:2711:27 ET10:27 AM CT14:27 - Garnett has been suspended one game by the NBA and Dwight Howard fined $15,000 for their altercation Monday in Houston's victory over Brooklyn.
Analysis: The league said Tuesday that Garnett initiated the altercation and head-butted Howard. The league adds in its statement that Howard pushed Garnett in the neck area, agreeing with the referees that the Rockets center did not throw a punch.
Jan. 5 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET22:02 GMT6:02 3:02 PM MST5:02 PM EST2:02 UAE (+1)23:0217:02 ET4:02 PM CT20:02 - The Brooklyn Nets say Deron Williams and Kevin Garnett will sit out their game Monday night against Dallas.
Analysis: The 38-year-old Garnett is resting on the second night of back-to-back games, as he has on other occasions this season.
Dec. 3 4:08 PM PT5:08 PM MT6:08 PM CT7:08 PM ET0:08 GMT8:08 5:08 PM MST7:08 PM EST4:08 UAE (+1)01:0819:08 ET6:08 PM CT22:08 - Garnett is not playing against San Antonio on Wednesday night, missing what could be his final matchup against fellow veteran Tim Duncan. Garnett decided to sit out after grabbing 13 rebounds in the Nets' 98-93 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday. The 38-year-old forward played 29 minutes, just over the 24-28 limit that coach Lionel Hollins prefers.
Analysis: Asked how much input Garnett had in the decision not to play, Hollins says: ''All of it. It's his body.'' Garnett and Duncan, who is about a month older, have been two of the NBA's best power forwards since the 1990s, and both are in the final year of their contracts. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich praised the competitiveness of both and said he would miss seeing Garnett play.
Nov. 16 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Garnett had 12 points and 12 boards Saturday.
Analysis: Give Garnett credit for bringing everything he has to the court for any remaining fantasy owners despite being the ripe old age of 38. He is truly an inspiration.
Nov. 2 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET5:17 GMT13:17 10:17 PM MST12:17 AM EST9:17 UAE06:170:17 ET11:17 PM CT3:17 - Garnett turned in a vintage performance in Saturday's 102-90 win at Detroit.
Analysis: Garnett finished with 18 points and 14 rebounds in 35 minutes. The veteran forward doesn't appear to be done just yet.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
95-96 Min 80 28.7 10.4 6.3 1.8 1.1 1.6 1.4 .491 .286 .705
96-97 Min 77 38.9 17.0 8.0 3.1 1.4 2.1 2.3 .499 .286 .754
97-98 Min 82 39.3 18.5 9.6 4.2 1.7 1.8 2.3 .491 .188 .738
98-99 Min 47 37.9 20.8 10.4 4.3 1.7 1.8 2.9 .460 .286 .704
99-00 Min 81 40.0 22.9 11.8 5.0 1.5 1.6 3.3 .497 .370 .765
00-01 Min 81 39.5 22.0 11.4 5.0 1.4 1.8 2.8 .477 .288 .764
01-02 Min 81 39.2 21.2 12.1 5.2 1.2 1.6 2.8 .470 .319 .801
02-03 Min 82 40.5 23.0 13.4 6.0 1.4 1.6 2.8 .502 .282 .751
03-04 Min 82 39.4 24.2 13.9 5.0 1.5 2.2 2.6 .499 .256 .791
04-05 Min 82 38.1 22.2 13.5 5.7 1.5 1.4 2.7 .502 .240 .811
05-06 Min 76 38.9 21.8 12.7 4.1 1.4 1.4 2.4 .526 .267 .810
06-07 Min 76 39.4 22.4 12.8 4.1 1.2 1.7 2.7 .476 .214 .835
07-08 Bos 71 32.8 18.8 9.2 3.4 1.4 1.3 1.9 .539 .000 .801
08-09 Bos 57 31.1 15.8 8.5 2.5 1.1 1.2 1.6 .531 .250 .841
09-10 Bos 69 29.9 14.3 7.3 2.7 1.0 0.8 1.5 .521 .200 .837
10-11 Bos 71 31.3 14.9 8.9 2.4 1.3 0.8 1.6 .528 .200 .862
11-12 Bos 60 31.1 15.8 8.2 2.9 0.9 1.0 1.8 .503 .333 .857
12-13 Bos 68 29.7 14.8 7.8 2.3 1.1 0.9 1.6 .496 .125 .786
13-14 Bkn 54 20.5 6.5 6.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 1.3 .441 .000 .809
14-15 Bkn 42 20.3 6.8 6.8 1.6 1.0 0.3 1.1 .455 .167 .829
14-15 Min 5 19.6 7.6 5.2 1.6 1.0 0.8 0.2 .581 .000 .500
14-15 Total 47 20.3 6.9 6.6 1.6 1.0 0.4 1.0 .467 .143 .800
Career 1424 35.0 18.2 10.2 3.8 1.3 1.4 2.2 .497 .276 .790

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
95-96 Min  80 2293 361 735 8 28 105 149 175 501 145 86 131 110 835
96-97 Min  77 2995 549 1100 6 21 205 272 190 618 236 105 163 175 1309
97-98 Min  82 3222 635 1293 3 16 245 332 222 786 348 139 150 192 1518
98-99 Min  47 1780 414 900 4 14 145 206 166 489 202 78 83 135 977
99-00 Min  81 3243 759 1526 30 81 309 404 223 956 401 120 126 268 1857
00-01 Min  81 3202 704 1475 19 66 357 467 219 921 401 111 145 230 1784
01-02 Min  81 3175 659 1401 37 116 359 448 243 981 422 96 126 229 1714
02-03 Min  82 3321 743 1481 20 71 377 502 244 1102 495 113 129 229 1883
03-04 Min  82 3231 804 1611 11 43 368 465 245 1139 409 120 178 212 1987
04-05 Min  82 3121 683 1360 6 25 445 549 247 1108 466 121 112 222 1817
05-06 Min  76 2957 626 1191 8 30 396 489 214 966 308 104 107 180 1656
06-07 Min  76 2995 638 1341 12 56 416 498 183 975 313 89 126 205 1704
07-08 Bos  71 2328 534 990 0 11 269 336 135 655 244 100 89 138 1337
08-09 Bos  57 1772 393 740 2 8 111 132 78 485 144 63 68 90 899
09-10 Bos  69 2060 402 772 1 5 185 221 78 506 185 68 57 101 990
10-11 Bos  71 2220 434 822 1 5 187 217 83 631 171 95 57 115 1056
11-12 Bos  60 1864 391 777 3 9 162 189 66 494 175 56 61 107 947
12-13 Bos  68 2022 422 850 2 16 158 201 75 530 159 78 62 110 1004
13-14 Bkn  54 1109 157 356 0 3 38 47 60 358 82 43 40 69 352
14-15 Bkn  42 854 125 275 1 6 34 41 46 285 69 41 13 45 285
14-15 Min  5 98 18 31 0 1 2 4 2 26 8 5 4 1 38
14-15 Total  47 952 143 306 1 7 36 45 48 311 77 46 17 46 323
Career 1424 49862 10451 21027 174 631 4873 6169 3194 14512 5383 1831 2027 3163 25949

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
96-97 Min 3 41.7 17.3 9.3 3.7 1.3 1.0 1.3 .471 1.000 1.000
97-98 Min 5 38.8 15.8 9.6 4.0 0.8 2.4 4.4 .480 - .778
98-99 Min 4 42.5 21.8 12.0 3.8 1.8 2.0 3.3 .443 .000 .739
99-00 Min 4 42.8 18.8 10.8 8.8 1.3 0.8 2.8 .385 .667 .813
00-01 Min 4 41.3 21.0 12.0 4.3 1.0 1.5 1.5 .466 .000 .833
01-02 Min 3 43.3 24.0 18.7 5.0 1.7 1.7 4.0 .429 .500 .719
02-03 Min 6 44.2 27.0 15.7 5.2 1.7 1.7 3.0 .514 .333 .607
03-04 Min 18 43.5 24.3 14.6 5.1 1.3 2.3 4.2 .452 .313 .776
07-08 Bos 26 38.0 20.4 10.5 3.3 1.3 1.1 2.1 .495 .250 .810
09-10 Bos 23 33.3 15.0 7.4 2.5 1.1 0.9 1.3 .495 .000 .839
10-11 Bos 9 36.4 14.9 10.9 2.6 1.9 1.0 2.1 .441 .000 .759
11-12 Bos 20 36.9 19.2 10.3 1.5 1.2 1.5 2.2 .497 .250 .813
12-13 Bos 6 35.3 12.7 13.7 3.5 0.8 1.0 3.2 .500 .000 .941
13-14 Bkn 12 20.8 6.9 6.3 1.3 0.8 0.4 1.1 .524 .000 .739
Career 143 36.9 18.2 10.7 3.3 1.2 1.3 2.4 .478 .273 .789

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
96-97 Min  3 125 24 51 1 1 3 3 14 28 11 4 3 4 52
97-98 Min  5 194 36 75 0 0 7 9 17 48 20 4 12 22 79
98-99 Min  4 170 35 79 0 2 17 23 16 48 15 7 8 13 87
99-00 Min  4 171 30 78 2 3 13 16 13 43 35 5 3 11 75
00-01 Min  4 165 27 58 0 3 30 36 10 48 17 4 6 6 84
01-02 Min  3 130 24 56 1 2 23 32 16 56 15 5 5 12 72
02-03 Min  6 265 71 138 3 9 17 28 11 94 31 10 10 18 162
03-04 Min  18 783 168 372 5 16 97 125 39 263 92 24 41 75 438
07-08 Bos  26 987 217 438 2 8 94 116 72 274 87 35 29 55 530
09-10 Bos  23 766 149 301 0 2 47 56 32 170 58 26 20 31 345
10-11 Bos  9 328 56 127 0 1 22 29 21 98 23 17 9 19 134
11-12 Bos  20 737 159 320 1 4 65 80 31 206 30 23 29 44 384
12-13 Bos  6 212 30 60 0 2 16 17 9 82 21 5 6 19 76
13-14 Bkn  12 250 33 63 0 2 17 23 19 76 16 9 5 13 83
Career 143 5283 1059 2216 15 55 468 593 320 1534 471 178 186 342 2601

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