12 Facts About Kevin Garnett

1. In July 2004, Kevin Garnett married his longtime girlfriend Brandi Padilla during a private ceremony in California.

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2. In January 2017, Kevin Garnett joined the Los Angeles Clippers as a consultant.

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3. On September 23, 2016, Kevin Garnett announced his retirement after 21 seasons in the NBA.

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4. On July 11, 2015, Kevin Garnett re-signed with the Timberwolves to a two-year deal.

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5. On February 19, 2015, Kevin Garnett agreed to waive his no-trade clause in order to be traded back to Minnesota in exchange for Thaddeus Young.

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6. On June 30, 2012, Kevin Garnett agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Celtics worth an estimated $34 million.

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7. On December 30, 2010, Kevin Garnett injured his right knee after he tried to dunk.

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8. On October 31, 2008, Kevin Garnett became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 1,000 career games, at 32 years and 165 days.

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9. At the time of the trade, Kevin Garnett had the longest current tenure of any player in the NBA with one team, having played for the Timberwolves for his first 12 seasons.

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10. At the time, Kevin Garnett was the youngest NBA player in history at 19 years and 11 months of age.

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11. In 2013, Kevin Garnett was included in a second headline trade that sent him to the Brooklyn Nets with longtime Celtic Paul Pierce.

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

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