Another NBA legend who has been part of basketball fans’ lives since the mid-1990s has elected to walk away from the sport. First it was Kobe Bryant. Then it was Tim Duncan. And now it’s Kevin Garnett’s turn.
Two days after ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported that Garnett and the Minnesota Timberwolves were in “advanced discussions on a contract settlement” expected to end the 40-year-old big man’s second run with the Wolves, Kent Youngblood of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that an agreement’s been reached, paving the way for one of the greatest players in NBA history to officially hang up his high-tops:
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Garnett, the best player in franchise history, the player who led the team to eight straight playoff appearances starting in the spring of 1997, the leader of the 2003-04 team that reached the NBA’s Western Conference finals, will not play for the Wolves this season. Garnett and the Timberwolves came to