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Kevin Garnett retires from the NBA

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>> After 21 seasons, 15 All-Star appearances, and an NBA championship under his belt, the Big Ticket, Kevin Garnett, has agreed to a contract settlement with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He announced his retirement from the NBA on Friday. Drafted out of high school in 1995 by the Timberwolves, Kevin Garnett rose to become one of the most recognized faces of the sport and one of the highest paid players in the NBA of his era.
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Garnett left the Timberwolves and joined the Celtics to form the Big Three in 2007, alongside Paul Pierce, and sharpshooter Ray Allen. That team won the 2007, 2008 championship, beating the Lakers in six games. After a few additional stops, he returned to Minnesota in 2015. Kevin Garnett retired in the top 20 all time in points, rebounds, and games played.
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>> You can't pay me enough to coach, no.