Garnett has been lucky and good

Kevin Garnett's career earnings have had a lot to do with him being very good and lucky. Business Insider points out that KG has made far more money, excluding endorsements, than Michael Jordan. He signed two huge extensions with the Wolves just before the rules were changed.
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Kevin Garnett's career earnings have had a lot to do with him being very good and lucky. Business Insider points out that KG has made far more money, excluding endorsements, than Michael Jordan. He signed two huge extensions with the Wolves just before the rules were changed.

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