Kevin Garnett has been a key figure representing the players against the owners in the current NBA labor dispute. Although he's made more than $200-million in his career, KG is willing to sit out the entire season and forgo the $21-million he's scheduled to make this year.
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.