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LOOKBACK: How the Timberwolves stained Kevin Garnett’s career

Apr 09, 2020 - 8:22 PM

To this day, the Timberwolves have not yet retired Kevin Garnett’s No. 21 jersey due to a rift

Kevin Garnett  Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Kobe Bryant heads 2020 Hall of Fame honorees

Apr 05, 2020 - 9:32 AM

Joining the late Kobe Bryant in 'one of the most historic' classes are three-time NBA Finals MVP Tim Duncan and 15-time NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts in the first half against the Boston Celtics in Game Two of the 2010 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 6, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images/AFP

Kobe Bryant pays tribute to retiring Garnett: ‘A true warrior’

Sep 25, 2016 - 10:32 AM

Other NBA players also chime in on the departure of one of the league s greatest

Kevin Garnett says 'farewell' after 21 NBA seasons

Sep 24, 2016 - 10:45 AM

Garnett leaves the NBA ranked 17th in points ninth in rebounds and 17th in blocked shots

Report: Garnett possibly retiring; Bucks' Middleton out 6 months

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:51 PM

Minnesota may have to look for a new mentor on the roster while Milwaukee hopes to make up for the loss of a reliable player

WATCH: Kevin Garnett turns back clock, dunks on Blake Griffin

Dec 08, 2015 - 12:48 PM

The Big Ticket still has it

LOOK: Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett have been in the NBA forever

Oct 29, 2015 - 4:12 PM

No seriously they re really old

NBA Season Preview: Minnesota Timberwolves

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Here are reasons to jump on the T Wolves bandwagon right now

Ricky Rubio on Kevin Garnett: 'He kills for you'

Aug 24, 2015 - 8:30 AM

“He’s not that guy that it seems on the basketball court says Rubio

Kevin Garnett to give away 1,000 Timberwolves tickets

Mar 02, 2015 - 3:58 AM

Kevin Garnett wants to pay fans back for the warm welcome he s received upon returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves so he s giving away 1 000 tickets

BACK IN STYLE. Kevin Garnett is feeling the love in Minny. Screenshot from

Timberwolves win as Garnett makes emotional return

Feb 26, 2015 - 4:23 PM

Kevin Garnett finishes with 5 points 8 rebounds and 2 blocks for the Timberwolves

THE RETURN. Kevin Garnett reacts after making his first basket since returning to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Screenshot from

Garnett goes full circle in LeBron-like homecoming

Feb 25, 2015 - 1:59 PM

I feel like I m seasoned I see things I once couldn t If you ever have a story and it s a perfect fairy tale ending this is it

HOME. Kevin Garnett is back with the Minnesota Timberwolves. File photo by Craig Lassig/EPA

Dragic dealt to Heat in wild NBA trade deadline day

Feb 20, 2015 - 5:58 AM

All NBA Third Team guard Goran Dragic leaves the Suns for Miami while the Bucks Phoenix and 76ers shake up the league with a three way deal

HEATING UP. Goran Dragic has been dealt from Phoenix to Miami in a deal that includes Norris Cole. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Kevin Garnett returns to Minnesota Timberwolves

Feb 20, 2015 - 4:33 AM

Garnett waives his no trade clause and will be headed back to the Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for Thaddeus Young

BACK HOME. Kevin Garnett is once again part of the Minnesota Timberwolves after being dealt right before the NBA trade deadline. File photo by Craig Lassig/EPA

Nets' Garnett tossed after head-butting Howard

Jan 13, 2015 - 2:55 PM

20 year NBA veteran Kevin Garnett was in the game a little over 4 minutes before he was ejected

HEAD BUTT. Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett (R) head butts Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard after getting tangled in the paint. Screenshot from

NBA wRap: Butler is clutch as Bulls win 7th straight

Dec 30, 2014 - 6:24 PM

Jimmy Butler hit a wide open shot in the corner with 1:07 left to help the Bulls thwart a Pacers comeback attempt

CLUTCH. Jimmy Butler squares up for a jumper that gives the Bulls a win over the Pacers. Photo from the Facebook page of the NBA on ESPN

NBA wRap: Kobe reaches another milestone as Lakers win

Dec 01, 2014 - 4:39 PM

Kobe Bryant scored 31 points 12 assists and 11 rebounds in a historic night for the 36 year old player in a Lakers win over Toronto

YOLO MODE. Kobe Bryant has had highs and lows in this season, but Monday's game against Toronto was one to remember. Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

Nets down Raptors to force seventh-game showdown

May 03, 2014 - 12:37 PM

Facing elimination the Brooklyn Nets came up big on their home court downing the Toronto Raptors to force a win or go home Game 7

NOTHING BUT NETS. Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams (C) defends against Toronto Raptors gaurd Kyle Lowry (R) during a victorious Game 6. Photo by Peter Foley/EPA

Lakers, Knicks, Celtics miss playoffs, seek help‎

Apr 19, 2014 - 8:33 AM

The Lakers Celtics and Knicks have serious decisions and changes to make after missing the NBA playoffs this year

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN. The respective teams of Kobe Bryant (L), Rajon Rondo (C) and Carmelo Anthony (R) will miss the playoffs for the first time as a collective. Photos by Christian Petersen, Jared Wickerham, Maddie Meye/Getty Images/AFP

Holding Court - Returning the Celtics to NBA glory

Apr 07, 2014 - 5:30 PM

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has a lot to be upset about as do the franchise s fans Columnist Bert Ramirez examines what the Celtics have to do to return to their glory days

CELTIC STRUGGLE. Boston head coach Brad Stevens, seen her with Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger, have a tough road ahead to bringing the Celtic franchise back to prominence. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

NBA: Paul Pierce powers Nets to another win over struggling Heat

Mar 13, 2014 - 1:02 PM

Paul Pierce tallied 17 of his 29 points in the third quarter as the Brooklyn Nets continued their mastery over reigning NBA champ Miami Heat with a nail biting 96 95 win Wednesday

YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH. Paul Pierce lit up the Heat for 29 to lead the Nets to victory. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Holding Court: All-Star Weekend becoming a drag?

Feb 20, 2014 - 11:14 AM

Veteran columnist Bert Ramirez analyzes this past NBA All Star weekend and why he thinks the tradition is on the decline

ALL STAR. Indiana Pacer Paul George drives to the hoop against James Harden. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Holding Court: Should the Celtics retire Ray Allen's No. 20?

Feb 03, 2014 - 1:28 PM

Ray Allen s departure from Boston to the Heat may have left a sour taste in Celtics fans mouths but should his contributions to the franchise still be immortalized? Columnist Bert Ramirez addresses the issue

RETURN TO GLORY. Boston Celtics' Ray Allen (L) drives on Los Angeles Lakers' Ronny Turiaf during the 2008 NBA Finals, which the Celtics won in four games. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

NBA: Nets win in emotional Boston return for star duo

Jan 27, 2014 - 4:50 PM

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce received an unbelievable welcome from Celtics faithful in their return to Boston on Sunday and departed with a win for their current NBA team Brooklyn

LOYALTY. Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett acknowledges the crowd during his first game in Boston since being traded to the Nets. Photo by CJ Gunther/EPA

NBA: 'Big Apple' teams beat the Heat

Jan 11, 2014 - 5:28 PM

Defending NBA champs Miami Heat suffer consecutive losses at the hands of the streaking Big Apple teams New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets

BIG APPLE. The Miami Heat suffered two consecutive losses in their visits at the Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center. Photos from EPA

Garnett, Pierce look to lead Brooklyn to title

Jul 19, 2013 - 8:38 AM

Just introduced as members of the Brooklyn Nets Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are already talking about a championship

HELLO, BROOKYLN. Garnett, Pierce and Terry are welcomed by the Nets. Photo by EPA/Justin Lane.

Garnett, Pierce off to Brooklyn in blockbuster deal - report

Jun 28, 2013 - 11:25 AM

Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce are off to Brooklyn after the rebuilding Celtics sent them for picks and players

TOGETHER TO BROOKLYN. Garnett and Pierce leave Boston together. Photo by EPA/CJ Gunther.

Duncan leads the NBA's Best Senior Citizens

Apr 02, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Rappler ranks the best NBA players aged 35 and above but still bring out their A game night in night out

Heat advances to the NBA Finals

Jun 10, 2012 - 11:22 AM

LeBron James leads the Miami Heat to advance to the NBA Finals

Arum: Pacquiao-Bradley will wait until Heat-Celtics game 7 ends

Jun 09, 2012 - 5:23 PM

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum might just earn fans with this classy move