This is a beautiful rookie card of an NBA Champion and Naismith Hall of Fame Player! Born May 19, 1976 is an American former professional basketball. Player who played for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association.Nicknamed KG by his initials, and the " Big Ticket " for his emphatic dunking and athleticism, Garnett is considered one of the greatest power forwards. Of all time, being known for his intensity, defensive ability, and versatility. As of 2020, he is one of five NBA players to have won both the NBA Most Valuable Player Award. And the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. In high school, Garnett was a 1995 McDonald's All-American.
And won a national player of the year award. He entered the 1995 NBA draft. Where he was selected with the fifth overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves. And became the first NBA player drafted directly out of high school. Garnett made an immediate impact with the Minnesota Timberwolves, leading them to eight consecutive playoff.In 2004, he led the Timberwolves to the Western Conference Finals. And won the NBA MVP Award. He was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. In 2007, after 12 seasons with the Timberwolves, Garnett joined the Boston Celtics. In his first year with the Celtics, he helped lead them to the 2008 NBA Finals.
Beating the Los Angeles Lakers. While also finishing in third place for the MVP.
In 2013, Garnett was included in a second headline trade that sent him to the Brooklyn Nets. With longtime Celtic Paul Pierce. In 2015, Garnett was traded back to Minnesota. He announced his retirement from professional basketball in September 2016.
In October 2021, Garnett was honored as one of the league's greatest players of all time by being named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. During his NBA career, Garnett was named to 15 All-Star Games. Winning the All-Star MVP award.
He was named to the All-NBA Team. Nine times and to the NBA All-Defensive Team. Garnett also holds several Timberwolves franchise. Garnett made his feature film debut, playing a fictionalized version of himself, in the 2019 film Uncut Gems.
Garnett with the Boston Celtics. 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m). / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall.
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves. NBA Defensive Player of the Year. 9× NBA All-Defensive First Team. 3× NBA All-Defensive Second Team. 5 retired by Boston Celtics.
McDonald's All-American Game MVP. 26,071 (17.8 ppg). 14,662 (10.0 rpg).
5,445 (3.7 apg). Basketball Hall of Fame as player.
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