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Sun Herald Mar 29, 2015

Bennett, Hummel return for 'Wolves, Garnett still out

Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says forwards Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel are returning to the lineup for Sunday afternoon's game against the New Orleans Pelicans, but that Kevin Garnett is…

'Sickening' effort by C's in playoff quest

BOSTON -- Earlier this week, Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder posted a picture to Instagram with him tugging on his Celtics jersey split-screened with a photo of Kevin Garnett doing the same. He captioned it, "The presence of pride! Playing for something bigger than yourself," with a hashtag referencing Boston's playoff push. After Wednesday's head-shaking 93-86 loss to the incredibly shorthanded Miami Heat, Crowder unknowingly stood in almost the identical spot inside the Celtics locker room where Garnett held so many of his postgame confabs with reporters.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Mar 25, 2015

Timberwolves: Kevin Garnett, Ricky Rubio will play again this season

Forward Kevin Garnett and guard Ricky Rubio are expected to play again during the final 10 games of the Timberwolves season.
NetsDaily Mar 21, 2015

The other benefits of KG-Young deal: Nets saved nearly $10 million

Thaddeus Young is now averaging 14.4 points per game and shooting 53.3 percent from three since joining the Nets 15 games ago in the deadline day deal that sent Kevin Garnett to the Timberwolves. In Friday night's seemingly never-ending triple overtime win, he had 24 points, five rebounds, three assists and shot 3-of-5 from deep. Not bad. And as Marc Stein reports Saturday, the deal also saved the Nets around $7 million in luxury taxes. The trade that sent Kevin Garnett back to Minnesota for Thaddeus Young shaved Brooklyn's luxury-tax bill from slightly more than $26 million to...
New York Post Mar 17, 2015

Thaddeus Young is a $10M crossroads for next season’s Nets

MINNEAPOLIS – The focus of Monday night’s Nets-Timberwolves game at Target Center was understandably on Kevin Garnett, though the future Hall of Famer missed the game with a knee injury. When...
New York Daily News Mar 16, 2015
Garnett sits as Nets bounce Timberwolves behind Johnson's 22

Garnett sits as Nets bounce Timberwolves behind Johnson's 22

Kevin Garnett is somewhere else doing the same things: being a loud leader and not playing.
New York Post Mar 15, 2015

Before reunion, Nets talk up big Kevin Garnett influence

MINNEAPOLIS —The Nets will reunite with an old friend Monday night. Brooklyn’s game against the Timberwolves at Target Center will mark the first time the Nets will see Kevin Garnett...
NetsDaily Mar 7, 2015

Doc Rivers knew Kevin Garnett's only way out of Brooklyn was via trade

In an interview with the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Doc Rivers acknowledges that he wanted Kevin Garnett for a season-ending turn in L.A., but he knew he had nothing to appeal to the Nets and that Brooklyn was not going to buy him out.  So the trade of KG for Thaddeus Young didn't surprise him. "I didn’t think they’d ever do a buyout there," said Rivers, whose Clippers team meets Garnett and the Wolves on Monday in Los Angeles. "They’re actually in a playoff race. When I read or heard that we were going to get him, I kept thinking that made no sense to me. The only way I thought...

Lionel Hollins on final play vs Suns

EAST RUTHERFORD — Even after squandering a 15-point lead in the final 5:45 of regulation last night, the Nets, somehow, had their chance to win. Last season, Kevin Garnett started calling Joe Johnson “Joe Jesus,” for his consistent ability to …
Denver Post Mar 5, 2015

Watch: Kevin Garnett rips the Nuggets for "quitting" on Brian Shaw

The Nuggets picked up their second win of the Melvin Hunt era on Wednesday with a 100-85 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.

Watch: Kevin Garnett rips the Nuggets for "quitting" on Brian Shaw

Kevin Garnett told reporters after the Nuggets' win in Minnesota that "a quitter is a quitter."

Timberwolves: Kevin Garnett got early look at Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio's first game with Kevin Garnett was not Garnett's return to the Timberwolves at Target Center on Feb. 25. The first time they shared the court came in Los Angeles during the 2011-12, lockout-shortened season.
Denver Stiffs Mar 4, 2015

Preview: Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets head to Kevin Garnett, Timberwolves country

Round two of the Melvin Hunt era comes tonight with a healthy Danilo Gallinari leading the way. Game 61: 2014-15 NBA Season @ 21-39 (8-21 on road) Series 2-1 DEN 13-46 (8-23 at home) March 4th, 2015 Target Center - Minneapolis, MN 6:00 PM MT Altitude / 104.3 FM Ty Lawson PG Ricky Rubio Randy Foye SG Kevin Martin Danilo Gallinari SF Andrew Wiggins Wilson Chandler PF Kevin Garnett Kenneth Faried C Gorgui Dieng Notes Denver Stiffs Blogs Canis Hoopus Jusuf Nurkic (ankle) is out Injuries Anthony Bennett, Robbie Hummel, Shabazz Muhammad (all...
Canis Hoopus Mar 3, 2015

Knee-jerk Notes: Adreian Payne

Well, it's been a grip of time since I last did one of these things. So, let's just get right into it before I lose momentum and stop typing. Can Adreian Payne develop into a rotation player? Hello, everyone. The Minnesota Timberwolves acquired Adreian Payne, 24, from the Atlanta Hawks about one week before the trade deadline and, shortly thereafter, traded Thaddeus Young to the Brooklyn Nets in exchange for Kevin Garnett. Because of the injuries suffered by Anthony Bennett and Robbie Hummel, respectively, Payne and Garnett will fill up most of the minutes left in wake of Young's...

Thaddeus Young fitting in with the Nets

NEW YORK -- It looked like Thaddeus Young and Markel Brown had been playing together for years. Try 68 seconds. And yet just over a minute after Young checked in for the first time since being acquired by the Brooklyn Nets in a Feb. 19 trade deadline deal in exchange for Kevin Garnett, he anticipated that the high-flying rookie guard would rise up, threw a perfect lob pass and the duo successfully completed a highlight-reel worthy give-and-go alley-oop in Los Angeles, displaying the kind of on-court cohesiveness you would think takes some significant time to foster.

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