Kevin Garnett RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    ESPN.com "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

    ESPN.com "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

    ESPN.com "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.

  • Kirilenko makes return; Garnett questionable for Monday

    New York Post "The Nets got one of their key injured players back Saturday, and another could soon follow. Andrei Kirilenko returned to the floor for the first time since leaving Sunday’s win over the Kings in Brooklyn with a sprained right ankle, scoring five points in 12 minutes in the Nets’ 101-94 loss to..." March 16

  • Nets scratch Kevin Garnett just before tip-off

    New York Daily News "Jason Kidd said before Monday’s game that Kevin Garnett was available to play against Toronto. But moments before the start, the team announced he was not fit to take the floor, and he missed his sixth straight game because of back spasms. “He tightened up so we pulled the plug on him,” Kidd..." March 11

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Kevin Garnett will miss his fifth straight game with back spasms.

  • Garnett (back spasms) not making trip to Boston

    CSN New England "Kevin Garnett isn't traveling with the Brooklyn Nets for Friday night's game against Boston, preventing his still-strong legion of Celtics fans from showering him with praise at the TD Garden one last time. The 37-year-old forward is dealing with back spasms that will sideline him for a fourth..." March 06

  • Nets' Kevin Garnett out with back spasms after playing back-to-back

    Newsday "Kevin Garnett's road trip technically ended sooner than the rest of his teammates. Garnett was held out of the final game of this six-game, 12-day trek last night, sitting out with what the Nets called back spasms. Jason Kidd didn't seem overly concerned with the status of his 37-year-old big..." March 02

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Nets say Garnett is out with back spasms, rather than resting. Either way he isn't playing.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Brooklyn is pursuing Davis hard too, sources tell Yahoo Sports. Kevin Garnett is working to help recruit his ex-Celtics teammate.

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    Stefan Bondy @NYDNInterNets

    Kevin Garnett will play tonight in the first game of a back-to-back. Reggie Evans is out the next two games for family reasons.

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    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    Nets confirm what they all but said last night: Kevin Garnett will not play tonight.

  • Emotional tribute rekindles Kevin Garnett’s love for Green

    Boston Herald "There was nothing more he could have asked for, save for one good friend. “Thought we were going to see Gino — thought Gino was going to jump up and down. I thought Gino was going to get crackin’,” Kevin Garnett said of the bearded dancer in the disco victory video he adopted like a favorite..." January 27

  • Nets win in emotional return to Boston for Garnett, Pierce

    North Jersey "Paul Pierce’s eyes filled with tears as he waved toward the sellout crowd at TD Garden on Sunday night. “Thank you,” he mouthed in full view on the Jumbotron. “I love you guys. Thank you.” Kevin Garnett may have said it best before he and Pierce made their dramatic return to Boston: “Some..." January 27

  • Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett return to Boston for first time as Brooklyn Nets

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul Pierce and Kevin Durant return to Boston today as conquering heroes. Centerpieces of the Celtics’ 2008 championship team, Pierce and Garnett will always be heroes of the past for fans here. But now, they’ve gone from goats to heroes of the present with the Brooklyn Nets, who are an..." January 26

  • The resurgent Kevin Garnett makes a BIG difference for Brooklyn Nets

    Nets Daily "Alex Raskin and Devin Kharpertian take a look at Kevin Garnett's resurgence in 2014 and find it stunning, and not just on offense where it seems all of his mid-range shots are dropping. At it's really not on the boards either, where on a per-minute basis, Garnett is rebounding more this season..." January 22

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    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Kevin Garnett is out tonight (rest). Mason Plumlee will make his first career start.

  • Davis draws comparisons to Garnett

    CSN New England "A lanky big man who can shoot from the perimeter, put the ball on the floor, rebound and defend at the highest of levels. For former Boston Celtic Greg Stiemsma, those were the traits that made Kevin Garnett a one-of-a-kind talent. And then he came to New Orleans and is now playing with KG..." January 05

  • Garnett still searching for rhythm on offense

    New York Post "The sweat poured off Kevin Garnett’s bald head just minutes after the 37-year-old future Hall of Famer put himself through a rigorous shooting workout inside AT&T Center in San Antonio Wednesday afternoon. It was inside that same arena Tuesday night where Garnett went 0-for-5 from the field,..." January 02

  • Kevin Garnett enduring most frustrating season of his career

    CBSSports.com "In a disastrous season for the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Garnett has probably been the biggest disappointment for the team outside of Jason Kidd's coaching performance and the foot injury that ended Brook Lopez's season. Garnett was brought in with Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to fix any potential..." January 01

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    The Brooklyn Game @TheBKGame

    Kevin Garnett OUT tonight (rest). Joe Johnson is a game-time decision (personal reasons). #Nets

  • Doc Rivers hints Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett being misused

    Nets Daily "Doc Rivers spoke to Howard Beck this week and seemed to criticize the way his two former stars, now mired in the worse seasons of their long careers, are being used. "He can score anywhere," Rivers said of Paul Pierce. "I think he was more uncomfortable with the short minutes that they were..." December 10

  • Rivers still bleeding green

    ESPN.com "He watches over them like a father whose children have scattered to various corners of the country, no longer in his charge yet still firmly implanted in his psyche. "I was watching the Nets the other night and Kevin (Garnett) collided with someone and fell,'' Doc Rivers reported. "My heart..." December 09

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    Jason Friedman @JasonCFriedman

    Kidd says Lopez will play. KG, however, will have the night off.

  • KG: 'I think everybody here is embarrassed'

    ESPN.com "The Brooklyn Nets were embarrassed by their performance in Sunday’s 109-97 loss to the Detroit Pistons. The Nets (3-10), who have lost five straight games, led by seven points at the break but were outscored by 19 in the third quarter -- 34-15 -- and eventually booed off their home court by..." November 25

  • Garnett calls Nets 'dismal' and Deron Williams to return

    New York Daily News "Kevin Garnett had nothing to say Monday night after the Nets’ demoralizing loss to the Trail Blazers. When the star forward finally opened up a day later, it wasn’t pretty. The battered Nets are expected to get a boost Wednesday night in Charlotte with the return of point guard Deron Williams,..." November 20

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    The Brooklyn Game @TheBKGame

    #Nets Williams, Lopez, Kirilenko are OUT tonight. Garnett is probable. Pierce is a game-time decision.

  • Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett didn’t come to the arena for Nets’ loss to Clippers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Most of the time in the NBA, if a team’s star players are going to miss a game due to injury, they will still accompany their teammates to the arena and either receive treatment in the locker room while the game is going on, or wear a suit and represent on the sidelines. Paul Pierce and Kevin..." November 17

  • Garnett struggling, but Pierce says he’ll adjust

    New York Post "Paul Pierce is in his seventh season playing alongside Kevin Garnett, teammates since the Celtics traded for Garnett and Ray Allen in the summer of 2007. And they’ve been friends since the two of them were in high school. So if anyone could identify the cause of Garnett’s rough start this..." November 12

  • Analyzing Kevin Garnett's early season struggles

    Nets Daily "The Nets are having growing pains. They are trying to build chemistry with a revamped roster while also trying to find the right lineups that make their players most effective. In spite of this, the Nets 5 core players are still expected to produce. Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez have done their..." November 11

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