Kevin Garnett RUMORS & NEWS

  • Timberwolves remain patient on Kevin Garnett decision

    ESPN "As he watched his team's future compete for a summer league title, new Minnesota Timberwolves coach Tom Thibodeau was still waiting for an answer as to whether one of the last links to the franchise's past will still be a part of the team next season. "We just have to give him time," Thibodeau..." July 19

  • Kevin Garnett Unsure If Knees Will Hold Up Playing In 16-17

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Garnett remains uncertain if he'll return for the 16-17 NBA season. Garnett is under contract for $8 million next season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. "I just asked him, 'Kevin, what are you going to do?' His answer was, 'I'd really like to play next year 'cuz I'd like to go out..." July 18

  • Garnett undecided on playing status for 2016-17

    NBA.com "Kevin Garnett is on the clock. With Kobe Bryant's extended farewell tour over since April and Tim Duncan slipping quietly into retirement to start this week, Garnett is the next logical aging NBA star to face a decision to play or not in 2016-17. If he does, the face and heart of Minnesota..." July 16

  • Why Tom Thibodeau Won’t Push Kevin Garnett To Make A Decision On Retirement

    Dime Magazine "Tom Thibodeau and Kevin Garnett seem to have a gene or two in common. The new Minnesota Timberwolves head coach and president shares with his franchise’s most storied player a ceaseless drive for defensive intensity and intangibles, a kinship the two rode to championship-level excellence when..." July 14

  • Kevin Garnett Waiting To See If 'Everyone Has Same Loyalty'

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Garnett has one year remaining on his contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves valued at $8 million. Garnett missed the final 37 games of the season due to a leg injury but he continued to be with the team in a mentoring role. "I pride myself on being loyal," said Garnett. "I think..." April 23

  • With Thibodeau in place, Garnett will reportedly be back another season

    CBS Sports "With Tom Thibodeau reportedly in place as the president of basketball operations and head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves, forward Kevin Garnett appears primed to return for his 22nd season in the NBA, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. Thibodeau has a strong relationship with..." April 20

  • Timberwolves owner: KG wants to be back for 2016-17

    The Score "The Big Ticket plans to keep on chugging along. Having already played 21 seasons in his illustrious career, Kevin Garnett appears set to return for yet another campaign. "You'd have to ask him, but from everything he's told me, he wants to be (back)," Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor told..." April 07

  • Celtics GM wasn't 'trying' to trade Pierce or Garnett at time of Nets deal

    CBS Sports "Celtics GM wasn't 'trying' to trade Pierce or Garnett at time of Nets deal By Matt Moore | NBA writer March 27, 2016 3:01 pm ET In a wide-ranging piece as part of a follow-up to an in-depth column on the Boston Celtics, Sports Illustrated's Andrew Sharp spoke with GM Danny Ainge about the..." March 28

  • The Time Tyronn Lue Helped Break Up The Bus Brouhaha Between Melo And Kevin Garnett

    Uproxx "Most of the NBA world will remember it as the day the phrase “Honey Nut Cheerios” took on a whole new meaning. For Tyronn Lue, it was an opportunity to show leadership and play mediator between two hot-headed superstars in order to avoid a potentially ugly (and expensive) incident. During a..." March 07

  • Fan Catches Kevin Garnett Calling Eric Gordon a “Trash A** N****” From the Bench During Game

    Complex "As we learned yesterday, Kevin Garnett never talked trash when he was younger. But he’s certainly gotten the hang of it since entering the NBA. And at this point, he’s so used to talking trash that he does it even when he’s not actually playing. Just take a look at the clip below, which..." March 02

  • Wolves' Mitchell says Garnett may be done for season

    The Score "Kevin Garnett has not appeared in a game for the Minnesota Timberwolves since Jan. 23, and head coach Sam Mitchell says it's quite possible he may not play again this season. "It's a day to day, week to week thing," Mitchell said on SiriusXM NBA Radio of Garnett's bothersome right knee. "I'm..." March 02

  • Kevin Garnett backs Sam Mitchell after reports of unrest among young Timberwolves

    Sporting News "A lot has been said about the relationship between Timberwolves coach Sam Mitchell and his team. None of it had come from the mouth of Kevin Garnett — until Tuesday, when the veteran big man made it clear that he is in his coach’s corner. "I feel real good about the progression of this team..." February 02