In a year where a number of notable NBA players have hung up their sneakers (Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan), one of the it’s ultimate competitors has followed suit. Kevin Garnett is the last of a dying breed. and it’ll probably take another 21 years before we see someone even close to KG.
His resume speaks for itself: Drafted 5 overall in the 1995 NBA draft out of high-school, an NBA MVP Award, Defensive Player of the Year, 9 time All NBA Team selections (4 time First Team), 12 All NBA Defensive Team selections, 15 time NBA All Star Teams, he’s the only NBA player to reach at least 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 5,000 assists, 1,500 steals and 1,500 blocks, and last but not least he’s an NBA Champion.
Here are Kevin Garnett’s top 50 career plays: