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Posted on 4 March 2018 | 12:22 pm
How an old Kevin Garnett quote could lay the
Washington PostHow an old Kevin Garnett quote could lay the groundwork for an Anthony Davis tradeWEEI.com (blog)Superstar big man Anthony Davis isn't exactly getting antsy in New Orleans, not with the Pelicans in the hunt for a Western Conference playoff berth even after the loss of DeMarcus Cousins. But his patience won't last forever, and for that he may have ...Anthony Davis stands by the Pelicans, at least for nowYahoo Financeall 158 news articles »
Posted on 23 February 2018 | 7:04 am
Why Kevin Garnett didn't include LeBron
Boston.comWhy Kevin Garnett didn't include LeBron James in his all-time starting lineupBoston.comWhen Kevin Garnett revealed his selections for best starting lineup of all time, actor Jamie Foxx called him out for neglecting a specific active player in the league. “I'm just saying, you left off LeBron James,” Foxx told the 15-time All-Star on a ...
Posted on 21 February 2018 | 7:56 am
Kevin Garnett Q&A: The idea behind Area 21,
USA TODAYKevin Garnett Q&A: The idea behind Area 21, the best of All-Star weekend, and is he part of the media?USA TODAYNBA legend Kevin Garnett opened up about his TNT show Area 21, whether he has any coaching aspirations and the best parts of All-Star weekend. He recently spoke with USA TODAY Sports. --. JZ: How did Area 21 come about? KG: Area 21 was basically a ...and more »
Posted on 16 February 2018 | 7:31 am
NBA's Unicorns Might Not Exist Without Kevin
Bleacher ReportNBA's Unicorns Might Not Exist Without Kevin GarnettBleacher ReportKG even had a couple seasons early in which he averaged 0.4-plus three pointers per game, long before he and Dirk Nowitzki helped make it the norm for seemingly every big man. Among players with at least 5,000 career minutes, no one in the history of ...and more »
Posted on 15 February 2018 | 7:07 am
Ten years later: Katrina shaped franchises,
Brown came up big in the playoffs that summer with clutch shots and defensive stops that even met with approval from Kevin Garnett. Once the hysteria cooled and the champagne dried, however, Brown was done, and there was no doubt where he was headed next.
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:53 am
Darryl Dawkins was pioneer in preps to pros
(Lloyd Daniels and Shawn Kemp never played college basketball but were enrolled.) The next influx of players included modern superstars Kevin Garnett in 1995, Kobe Bryant and Jermaine O’Neal in 1996 and Tracy McGrady in 1997, among others. In all 43 ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:14 am
Chocolate Thunder, Born on Planet Lovetron,
LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, and so other future Hall of Famers owe part of their careers–at least the first parts of them–to Dawkins. In 1975, the 6’11’ high schooler became the first in a long line of players to go straight from the ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:24 am
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Darryl
Dawkins would spend seven of his 14 seasons in the NBA with the 76ers. After the ’75 draft it would be another 20 years before a high school player was taken: Kevin Garnett in 1995. 2. Dawkins is long credited with being one of the first NBA players to ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:24 pm
Darryl Dawkins, Lovable N.B.A. Figure and
A number of players, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett and LeBron James, followed Dawkins’s lead and entered the N.B.A. straight from high school. Not long after Dawkins’s backboard-shattering spree, the league introduced the so-called breakaway rim ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:01 pm