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Kevin Garnett

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Kevin Maurice Garnett is an American professional basketball player who currently plays power forward for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). In high school, Garnett was a 1995 McDonald's All-American at Farragut Career Academy and won a national player of the year award.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1976 Birth Born on May 19, 1976.

TEENAGE

In high school, Garnett was a 1995 McDonald's All-American at Farragut Career Academy and won a national player of the year award.

TWENTIES

1997 - 1999 3 More Events
2000 24 Years Old 1 More Event
On May 20, 2000, Timberwolves' guard and Garnett's close friend Malik Sealy was killed by a drunk driver shortly after celebrating Garnett's 24th birthday. … Read More
2001 - 2003 2 More Events
2004 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In the 2004–05 season, Garnett was named to the All-NBA Second Team, but the Timberwolves failed to make the playoffs for the first time in eight years with a record of 44–38.
2005 29 Years Old 1 More Event
The 2005–06 season brought more frustration for Garnett.

THIRTIES

He was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2007–08, and has been selected nine times for All-NBA Teams and 12 times for All-Defensive Teams. … Read More
On June 18, 2008, Garnett and Ray Allen appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, soon after winning the championship.
Garnett earned his twelfth consecutive All-Star Game start on February 15, 2009. … Read More
Garnett was selected to play in the 2010 NBA All-Star Game (his 13th All-Star Game selection). … Read More
2011 - 2012 3 More Events
On January 17, 2013, it was announced that Garnett had been voted to start in the 2013 All-Star Game in Houston.
2014 38 Years Old 1 More Event
On November 1, 2014, Garnett had arguably his best game for the Nets as he recorded 18 points and 14 rebounds in 35 minutes of action in the Nets' 102–90 win over the Detroit Pistons. … Read More
On July 11, 2015, Garnett re-signed with the Timberwolves to a two-year deal.

FORTIES

2016 40 Years Old 1 More Event
After one and a half seasons with the Timberwolves, he announced his retirement in September 2016. … Read More
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