Ray Allen among the best in history making
NBA.com (blog)Ray Allen among the best in history making an impact on four different NBA franchisesNBA.com (blog)Early in this year's playoffs, in an installment of Kevin Garnett's “Area 21” feature on TNT, Allen was conspicuously missing from a reunion of that era's Celtics, who won the NBA championship in 2008 and returned to the Finals two years later. Garnett ...and more »
Posted on 20 July 2017 | 4:05 pm
Karl-Anthony Towns is the second coming of
Dunking With WolvesKarl-Anthony Towns is the second coming of Kevin GarnettDunking With WolvesA lot of people believe Garnett couldn't win a ring in Minnesota. But now, we have the second coming of KG with Karl-Anthony Towns. KAT is a once in a generational talent. He is a big man who can shoot the ball, handle, score down on the block, defend ...
Posted on 17 July 2017 | 10:15 am
Video: Lonzo Ball channels inner Kevin
ClutchPoints (blog)Video: Lonzo Ball channels inner Kevin Garnett with trash talk against the CavaliersClutchPoints (blog)Lonzo Ball is showing the complete arsenal in the Summer League and that includes a mouth that he clearly inherited from his father, LaVar. During Thursday's Los Angeles Lakers game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Ball scored 16 points, grabbed 10 ...and more »
Posted on 14 July 2017 | 5:40 am
What if the Timberwolves had never traded
Dunking With WolvesWhat if the Timberwolves had never traded Kevin Garnett?Dunking With WolvesWhat might have happened if Kevin Garnett had never been traded away from the Timberwolves? July 31st, 2007: the day in which Kevin Garnett's first go-round with the Minnesota Timberwolves came to an end. On that day, Garnett was dealt to the Boston ...
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 9:30 am
Paul Pierce could be recruiting Kobe Bryant
ClutchPoints (blog)Paul Pierce could be recruiting Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett to BIG3 leagueClutchPoints (blog)The BIG3, a professional basketball league featuring a good number of retired NBA stars, has gotten off to a promising start thus far. Players such as Allen Iverson, Charles Oakley, Mike Bibby, and *gasp* Brian Scalabrine are just some of the league's ...
Posted on 3 July 2017 | 6:38 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