Kevin Garnett RUMORS & NEWS

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    Alan Horton @WolvesRadio

    Not a huge surprise but Flip confirms to @PAOnTheMic that KG has told him he wants to return to the #twolves next season.

  • Phil Jackson says Lakers and Timberwolves had “handshake agreement” on Kevin Garnett trade in 2007

    Pro Basketball Talk "When the Timberwolves traded Kevin Garnett to the Celtics in 2007, it changed the balance of power in the Eastern Conference. The Celtics won the 2008 title immediately after acquiring Garnett and Ray Allen, and made the Finals again two years later. The Big Three of Garnett, Allen and Paul Pierce..." May 19

  • Wolves guessing Garnett experiment lasts longer than five games

    Fox Sports North "Seated on the edge of a waste receptacle and slouching forward in the corner of Minnesota's locker room March 2, Kevin Garnett for once looked comfortably human. The Twin Cities yesteryear hoops hero had just dragged his 38-year-old bones up and down the Target Center floor for 21 minutes, 56..." April 21

  • Kevin Garnett Likely to Return for 21st Season

    Canis Hoopus "This would be his 21st season in the NBA and his age 39 season. Garnett was re-acquired by the Wolves at the trade deadline this season from the Brooklyn Nets, making his return to the franchise where he got his start and played for a dozen incredible seasons. Unfortunately, he has only..." April 13

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    Jerry Zgoda @JerryZgoda

    Ricky said at shoot he doesn't know if he'll play, but it's likely he'll be only one of Pek, KG and Neal to play tonight vs. Raptors

  • Kevin Garnett on Denver Nuggets: “A quitter is a quitter”

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Denver Nuggets have won two in a row, playing with a newfound effort since coach Brian Shaw was let go and Melvin Hunt was given the interim tag. Wednesday night the Nuggets outplayed Minnesota and picked up a 100-85 win. After the game, the question was if Kevin Garnett expected that kind..." March 05

  • Kevin Garnett, Austin Rivers clash

    ESPN Los Angeles "Although Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett showered each other with praise before Monday's game between the Clippers and Timberwolves, Austin Rivers wasn't as complimentary late in the fourth quarter, when both players received double technicals for jawing at each other. With 3:23 left in the game..." March 03

  • Kevin Garnett, Flip Saunders likely to pair up in bid to buy Timberwolves

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "The contract extension Kevin Garnett, 38, will sign with the Timberwolves this summer will be for two years. During that period, Garnett and Wolves president-coach Flip Saunders are expected to try to form a group to buy the team from Glen Taylor. Garnett has amassed more than $325 million in..." February 23

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source: Kevin Garnett agrees to trade, will go home to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    KG has known about Minny's interest in a reunion for weeks. He wasn't with it at that time.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say Wolves and Nets have discussed deal to send Thad Young to Brooklyn in exchange for KG ... who of course has no-trade clause

  • Kevin Garnett traded back to Timberwolves

    SB Nation "The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing back the best player in franchise history to finish his career with the team that drafted him. The Wolves have acquired 38-year-old Kevin Garnett from the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for power forward Thaddeus Young, according to's David..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Yahoo Sources: Minnesota, Philly could be included to expand Brooklyn-OKC deal w/ Garnett to Wolves, Thad Young to Nets. Among many parts.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Sources: Despite Doc Rivers' strong interest, Brooklyn's Kevin Garnett has ruled out contract buyout. He'll consider the one trade scenario.

  • Nets and Timberwolves talking Kevin Garnett trade

    New York Post "As the NBA moved into the final hours before Thursday’ trade deadline, which ends at 3 p.m. Eastern time, the Nets haven’t changed their thinking: unless they get a deal that helps them compete for a playoff spot this season, or if not gives them a high future return, they won’t be moving any of..." February 19

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    KG situation fascinating. Ball, I'm told, largely in his court whether he wants to sign off on deal we reported last nite: Thad Young-for-KG

  • Will Kevin Garnett really go out quietly with the Nets?

    Washington Post "It’s too quiet. One of the game’s most cantankerous, obnoxious and belligerent spewers of loud, vile trash talk, and the man whose Pavarotti-powered remarks after winning his only NBA title — “Anything is possible!” — nearly shattered flat screens across the country is likely walking away from..." February 10

  • Kevin Garnett Is Slowly Disappearing From Brooklyn

    The Wall Street Journal "Kevin Garnett’s tenure with the Nets was supposed to be a victory lap for his brilliant two-decade NBA career. But instead of adding a second championship to go with the one he won with Boston in 2008, Garnett is punctuating his career by averaging just 6.8 points and 6.9 rebounds a game for an..." February 02

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    Michael Scotto @MikeAScotto

    INJURY UPDATE: Brooklyn Nets say Kevin Garnett (rest) is OUT tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Kevin Garnett ejected for head-butting Dwight Howard

    New York Daily News "Kevin Garnett lost his cool and perhaps a few brain cells. The Nets just lost. Again. The night started with a head-butt and an ejection, as Garnett charged at Dwight Howard and delivered his forehead to the Rockets center’s cheek. Howard responded with an open-hand shot to Garnett’s chin,..." January 13

  • Kevin Garnett suspended one game for headbutting Dwight Howard

    The Brooklyn Game "Kevin Garnett has been suspended by the NBA for one game for his role in an altercation with Dwight Howard during Monday night’s 113-99 Nets loss to the Houston Rockets. Garnett threw a basketball at Howard’s shoulders after the two bickered, then headbutted him in the jaw. Garnett was ejected,..." January 13

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Lineup update: Kevin Garnett (rest) will not play in tonight's game vs. Philadelphia. #Nets

  • Williams, Garnett to sit out for Nets vs. Mavs

    ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams and power forward Kevin Garnett will not play Monday night against the Dallas Mavericks. Williams had been listed as probable to play with a sore left side. He suffered the injury in an 88-84 loss to Miami on Sunday night, but had been hopeful he'd be..." January 05

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    Rod Boone @rodboone

    Kevin Garnett will play tonight as well. If I'm not mistaken, he hadn't played in the second game of the last five back to backs.

  • 169d NBA @InsideHoops

    #Nets forward Kevin Garnett (rest) won't play in tonight's game vs the Spurs

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    Mike Trudell @LakersReporter

    Off an ESPN piece where KG gave his top trash talkers, I asked Kobe for his on @TWCSportsNet: G. Payton, KG, R. Miller, Scottie Pippen.

  • Kevin Garnett thanks Philly hecklers for motivating him in Nets win "The Brooklyn Nets almost lost to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday. With a bit more than a minute left, the Nets only held a one-point lead. The Philly crowd was desperate for a win. It didn't happen. Brooklyn closed the winless Sixers out. The final score was 99-91, and the biggest shot of..." November 27

  • KG: Kidd deserves warm reception

    ESPN New York "Kevin Garnett hopes Jason Kidd receives a warm reception on Wednesday night when the former Nets coach and player returns for the first time as the Milwaukee Bucks' coach. Kidd and the Nets went through a sudden and stunning divorce and this will be the first time the two sides are reunited..." November 19

  • Kevin Garnett interested in buying Timberwolves

    Yahoo! Sports "Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett doesn't want to be an NBA general manager or coach when his playing days are over. The Minnesota Timberwolves’ all-time leading scorer has his eye on an even higher position with his former NBA franchise. Garnett told Yahoo Sports he wants to one day own the..." November 15

  • Why ageless Kevin Garnett is off to such a quick start for Nets

    New York Post "Whenever Kevin Garnett has deigned to talk to the media since the start of training camp, the future Hall of Famer has had a consistent message for anyone willing to listen: This year will be different than last. And, at least through two games, Garnett has backed up his words with his play on..." November 03

  • Nets coach is too polite to say why Kevin Garnett’s sidelined

    New York Post "Kevin Garnett’s ongoing bout with a stomach virus held him out of Monday’s 99-88 win over the 76ers at Barclays Center, and is going to keep him out of Wednesday’s preseason finale in Boston. Nets coach Lionel Hollins said before Monday’s game that Garnett — who has missed both practices and..." October 22

  • Garnett unsure of minutes load, but not ‘fat’ like Rasheed

    New York Post "Since before training camp began, Lionel Hollins has said Kevin Garnett is going to play more minutes and have a bigger role this season than he had a year ago. But when the same questions were posed to Garnett following Monday’s practice at the team’s facility ahead of Tuesday’s preseason..." October 08

  • Garnett noncommittal about future

    ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett, who is set to become just the fourth player in league history to play at least 20 seasons, was noncommittal when asked if this will be his final season. "I like to come in each year and assess it," Garnett said Friday at the team's annual media day...." September 26

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Lionel Hollins says Kevin Garnett is going to start at power forward this season.

  • Kevin Garnett setting up “long-term” relationship with Brooklyn Nets

    The Brooklyn Game "Could Kevin Garnett be with the Brooklyn Nets beyond his playing career? One person tied in to the organization thinks so. In an interview released Saturday with CLNS Radio, Nets play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle sees Garnett having a role in the Nets organization after his retirement. "This..." July 28

  • Nets' hopes rise for KG's return "Nothing is official yet, but quiet optimism is emanating from Brooklyn when it comes to Kevin Garnett playing for one more season. Garnett has predictably said nothing since the Nets' season ended with a second-round loss to Miami, but the whispers are starting to get louder that KG, at 38,..." June 23

  • Does Kevin Garnett Have Anything Left?

    Hoops-Nation "The Brooklyn Nets acquired both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce from the Boston Celtics last offseason, but they didn’t get a very good Garnett in the trade. He looked extremely old all season long, but also wasn’t getting the same type of minutes or being used in the same way that he was in Boston...." June 21

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    Chris Mannix @ChrisMannixSI

    Nets continuing to operate with the belief that Kevin Garnett will return next season, sources say. KG has been in contact with the team.

  • Paul Pierce: One, two more years left "Paul Pierce's first season with the Brooklyn Nets is over. And the veteran forward isn't sure if it will be his last in Brooklyn, either. Pierce said after the Miami Heat's series-clinching 96-94 Game 5 win over the Nets that he believes he still has a year or two left in his tank. Where the..." May 16

  • After elimination, Pierce, Garnett ponder futures

    New York Post "The Nets paid a heavy price in both dollars and draft picks to bring Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett from Boston to Brooklyn last summer. But now that the Nets are headed into the offseason following Wednesday’s season-ending 96-94 loss to the Heat in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals,..." May 15

  • Pierce, Garnett didn’t come to Brooklyn to get ‘throne’ for a loop

    New York Post "When the Nets introduced Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett as the team’s newest acquisitions last July, the two newest and biggest pieces of this $190 million experiment, they weren’t shy about their championship aspirations for their first season in Brooklyn. “Obviously the talent is there,”..." May 14

  • D-Will got the headlines, but Kevin Garnett equally bad for Nets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Garnett looks old. The mind is still willing — watch him “assistant coaching” during time outs and you can tell he knows the game and he still has a passion for it — but the flesh is weak. He does not cover ground on defensive rotations like the 2008 KG. He misses shots that used to be..." May 10

  • Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen Still Don't Like Each Other

    Boston Globe "Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen haven't spoken since Allen left the team two years ago, Allen tells the Florida Sun-Sentinel. Has Allen tried? "No, no," he tells the paper. Allen signed with the Miami Heat before the 2012-13 season, leaving behind a Celtics team that took Miami to Game 7 of the..." May 08

  • Nets’ Kidd benches Pierce, Garnett in fourth quarter

    New York Post "When the Nets shipped several draft picks and dramatically expanded their payroll to bring Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to Brooklyn last summer, they were supposed to provide the Nets with the kind of know-how necessary to deliver them to victories in close playoff games. But as the Nets..." May 01

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    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    Kevin Garnett will make his return tonight after missing the past 19 games.

  • Kevin Garnett may return to Nets lineup Saturday against Sixers

    The Brooklyn Game "After his team's 116-104 victory over the Detroit Pistons, Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd said that Kevin Garnett would travel with the team to Philadelphia for their Saturday night game against the Philadelphia 76ers, and may play for the first time in over a month. "He felt better today,"..." April 05

  • Nets' Garnett won't travel with team, out for next three games "Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett will not travel with the team on the road and miss at least the next three games, coach Jason Kidd said Friday. Garnett has missed the last 11 games due to back spasms. The Nets (36-31), however, have gone 9-2 without him, surrendering 100 or more points just..." March 23

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Kevin Garnett spoke to the media, said he's progressing and doesnt know yet if he'll go on road trip.

  • Kevin Garnett out another week for Nets due to lingering back spasms

    New York Daily News "Kevin Garnett took two months to find a rhythm with the Nets, and that was after he called this season the most frustrating of his career. Now the 37-year-old center has been ruled out for the rest of the week because of the back spasms that Jason Kidd finally revealed Monday is more than just a..." March 18

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Kidd says Garnett will be out for the rest of the week, and will be re-evaluated on Saturday.