NBA great Kevin Garnett calls it quits after 21 seasons
Anything is possible, even the end of Kevin Garnett’s storied 21-year career.
Garnett — the 2004 MVP and a 15-time All-Star — announced Friday he will retire after 21 seasons in the NBA.
After multiple reports said Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves had reached a buyout agreement, both parties made the news official on social media.
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Garnett spent the bulk of his career in Minnesota. In 1995, the Timberwolves drafted him straight out of high school. Garnett’s successful leap helped inspire many players, including Kobe Bryant and LeBron James, to follow his path until the NBA stopped allowing players to enter the league straight from high school in 2006. Read more…