Kevin Garnett RUMORS & NEWS

  • 13d
    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

  • 29d
    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

  • 32d
    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

  • 40d
    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

  • 49d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

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

  • 56d
    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

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

  • 65d
    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.

  • 71d
    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

  • 97d
    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 "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

  • 120d
    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 "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

  • 140d
    Jason Friedman @JasonCFriedman

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

  • KG: 'I think everybody here is embarrassed' "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

  • 152d
    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

  • Kevin Garnett, Andray Blatche have no-trade clauses

    Nets Daily "Marc Stein, in assembling his no-trade team, reports that two Nets have clauses in their contracts that would require Brooklyn to get permission to trade them: Kevin Garnett and Andray Blatche. The two came upon their no-trade status in different ways: Garnett is one of four players with..." November 09

  • Jason Kidd mum on giving Kevin Garnett a breather

    New York Post "With the Nets set to begin their first back-to-back set of the season in the nation’s capital Friday night, the subject of Kevin Garnett’s availability for both games came up. And, not surprisingly, coach Jason Kidd wasn’t too eager to discuss it. “I can only talk about Washington,” Kidd..." November 08

  • 163d
    Andy Vasquez @andy_vasquez

    Jason Kidd said Kevin Garnett will play tomorrow at Washington, the front end of Nets' first b2b this season. Wouldn't talk about Saturday.

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  • 178d
    Brooklyn Nets @BrooklynNets

    The #Nets OUT tonight vs. @celtics are: @DeronWilliams @TheJoeJohnson7 @paulpierce34 Kevin Garnett and Brook Lopez.

  • Kevin Garnett to LeBron James: Mind your business

    New York Post "Kevin Garnett thinks LeBron James should mind his own business. After James criticized Garnett Paul Pierce and Jason Terry Wednesday for leaving Boston a year after criticizing former teammate Ray Allen for signing with the Heat as a free agent Garnett took the opportunity to shoot back at..." October 18

  • LeBron calls out Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce for leaving Celtics "Come Thursday night when the Miami Heat face the Nets for the first time since Brooklyn's league-shaking summer trade LeBron James and Dwyane Wade think some former Boston Celtics on the Nets might owe the former Celtic on the Heat an apology. A year ago there was a stream of vitriol from..." October 17

  • Refs won’t keep Garnett from going ‘full throttle’

    New York Post "When the NBA invited the media to meet with the heads of its officiating staff last month the league representatives rattled off a few points of emphasis they wanted referees to focus on this season. One such point of emphasis was illegal screens and when video-clip examples were shown to the..." October 15

  • Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett Give the Brooklyn Nets a Voice—a Loud One

    Bleacher Report "The voices permeate every huddle resonate through every team meeting reverberate across the locker room. The message never wavers. It repeats on a steady loop like an old vinyl record with a well-placed scratch. “Defense-defense-defense-defense…” If Kevin Garnett isn’t bellowing about it..." October 10

  • For Nets, what’s new is old: Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce

    New York Daily News "Kevin Garnett pitched his first media shutout of the basketball season on Tuesday proving the old guy can still dart around and evade reporters with the best of them. The newest Net star blew off a slew of reporters after practice in the NBA-quality Krzyzewski practice palace at Duke with the..." October 02

  • 206d
    Rod Boone @rodboone

    Asked Kidd what KG's reaction was when he told him he wasn't playing in back to backs. Kidd said KG wasn't happy about it wants to play.

  • Garnett wraps up China tour with new sneakers

    CSN New England "New team new sneakers. ANTA endorser Kevin Garnett returned to Asia for a promotional whirlwind to meet with fans and highlight the release of his new basketball shoe the KG IV. This season the former Boston Celtic and new member of the Brooklyn Nets will swap out his green-themed kicks..." September 14

  • Kevin Garnett has been mentoring Rondo on how to lead Celtics "Over the past two years there seemed to be a story line in Boston over whether or not Rajon Rondo was the best player on the Boston Celtics. As Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce started to show signs of decline Rondo was able to really find a foothold in the league and especially within the construct..." September 11

  • Kevin Garnett says he would have retired without Paul Pierce

    Nets Daily "In an interview with Sina the big Chinese media company Kevin Garnett says he wouldn't have waived his no-trade clause and "without a doubt" retired if he had been separated from Paul Pierce. As reported by Celtic Life he was asked by a Sina reporter what he would have done if he had been dealt..." September 05

  • Kidd on KG: 'Probably wont play in back-to-backs'

    ESPN New York "Brooklyn Nets coach Jason Kidd has discussed the possibility of power forward Kevin Garnett not playing in both games of back-to-back sets this season. "When you look at KG probably no back-to-backs but those are just topics right now that are being thrown around" Kidd said Friday. The..." August 16

  • 246d
    Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps

    I have a feeling ESPN will be disappointed when Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett aren't in Boston for the Nets-Celtics preseason game.

  • Nets Garnett may miss some games, but he can still shoot

    Nets Daily "Ben Couch in his continuing series on the Nets off-season acquisitions takes a look at Kevin Garnett's shot charts and finds that the 6'11" center-power forward can still shoot ... at a very high rate. Couch writes "Garnett was an above-average shooter from every zone inside the three-point..." August 15

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