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Kevin Garnett
Kevin Garnett
Position: F-C
Born: 05/19/76
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:237 lbs. / 107.5 kg.
Salary: $8,500,000
After graduating in 1973 with a degree in speech, Sager moved to Sarasota, Fla., where he worked as a sailing instructor, a bouncer at Big Daddy’s and a cub reporter at a radio station. A memorable audition tape—he rocked a blue-and-yellow seersucker suit—landed him on TV as a weatherman. From Tampa to Turner, execs tried to whitewash his wardrobe, going so far as to airbrush the bright hues from his jackets in promotional photos. Finally, they found a beat that could embrace his peacock sensibilities: the NBA. Alas, Kevin Garnett compared him to a Christmas ornament, Phil Jackson to the Good Humor Man, Charles Barkley to a pimp. He was heckled mercilessly. “There’s no way you bought that piece of s— in Philadelphia!” one fan shouted in the City of Brotherly Love. Sager raised the garment bag from Boyds as proof.
Garnett and Thibodeau have a strong relationship dating to their time together in Boston, when Thibodeau essentially served as the defensive coordinator for the Celtics’ team that won the NBA championship in Garnett’s first season in town in 2007-08. Yet Garnett was also the most vocal supporter among current Wolves players ‎in pushing for Taylor to make interim coach Sam Mitchell their full-time coach.
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The Timberwolves coaching staff marvels over Towns’ tenacity and character, his obsession with becoming one of the great ones. Kevin Garnett told him that if he wanted to be the leader of the franchise, he needed to be the first one to practice and the last to leave – and Towns did it. Before every game, Towns did a hard 20-25 minute workout on the floor, working up a sweat and bringing it into the game. There is strong talent on these Wolves, including Andrew Wiggins and an unselfish point guard, Ricky Rubio, who defends the way that Thibodeau demands.