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Kevin Garnett Biography

What's Kevin Garnett's favorite meal? How did he earn his stripes in the NBA? Check out this bio on NBA star, Kevin Garnett.

Kevin Garnett Grows Up

Kevin Garnett grew up in Mauldin, South Carolina where he became a high school b-ball star and was selected the state's Mr. Basketball in 1994. Garnett moved to Chicago for his senior year and, in 1995, was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves - becoming the first NBA player in 20 years to be picked right out of high school. Kevin Garnett decided to skip college after realizing he would be a high pick in the draft and would be in line for some major moola.

Kevin Garnett - NBA Superstar

Kevin Garnett signed a multi-million dollar contract with the T-Wolves when he was 19, and was named to the All-Star team after his second season. Garnett is always among the league leaders in scoring, rebounds and blocked shots, and is a lock to make the All-Star team. Despite those skills, Kevin hasn't been able to lead his Timberwolves past Western Conference powerhouses like the Lakers, the Kings or the Spurs.

Kevin Garnett - Playoff Success

In 2004, Kevin Garnett led the Minnesota Timberwolves to their first taste of playoff sucess. The T-Wolves advanced to the Western Conference Finals before losing in six games to the Los Angeles Lakers. KG was also named the NBA's 2004 MVP, after leading the league in both scoring and rebounding.

Kevin Garnett - Did U Know?

  • Kevin has a tattoo of his initials, "K.G.", and another of an arm holding a basketball with the words "Blood, Sweat and Tears."
  • Garnett's favorite foods are pizza and spaghetti and his favorite meal of the day is breakfast because it helps him stay alert throughout the day.
  • Kevin Garnett is engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Brandi Padilla.
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