KG 'leaning' towards 21st season; his career is as old as the DVD


There are real-life adults walking around this planet that weren't even born when Kevin Garnett began his NBA career with the Timberwolves in 1995.

Twenty years, 15 All-Star appearances, 1 MVP and 1 championship: KG has done it all at the highest level.

But 20 years patrolling the paint might not be enough for Garnett. ESPN's Marc Stein is hearing that Garnett is leaning towards returning to the Timberwolves for a 21st season.

When Garnett was traded to Minnesota from Brooklyn on Feb. 19 there was a report that KG was returning to the Wolves with the idea of playing another season. But since that trade the 39-year-old has played in only five games because of a nagging injuries, and with only two games left there's a growing chance he won't suit up again this season.

A 21st season would equal Robert Parrish and Kevin Willis for the longest NBA career, CBS Sports says.

For perspective of how long Garnett has been in the NBA, consider these facts about what happened in 1995, according to this cool website.

  • Dow Jones closed over 5,000 for the first time
  • O.J. Simpson was found innocent
  • Toy Story, Braveheart and Apollo 13 were blockbuster hits
  • DVDs went on sale for the first time
  • Microsoft released Windows 95

Next Up

butcher and the boar

Butcher & the Boar makes comeback with new ownership

Local hospitality company Jester Concepts has bought the brand. The new location is still being determined.


Staff at Mankato Hy-Vee incorrectly diluted COVID vaccines for 62 patients

The retailer says that there is no reason for medical concern.

rowdi lab missing

Twin Cities man going to great lengths to find beloved dog, missing in northern MN

He's hoping drone operators can help him locate Rowdi, his yellow lab.

Hennepin County Government Center

Some Hennepin County Government Center services will be unavailable during Chauvin's trial

Access to the building will be limited during the trail, which begins March 8.

Street sweeper

Driver, 19, killed in collision with street sweeper

It happened Thursday evening near Thief River Falls.

famous dave's

Famous Dave's to launch its first 'line service' restaurant in the Twin Cities

The new model of restaurant will open in September in Coon Rapids.

State Capitol.

Minnesota's budget outlook improves, now projecting $1.6B surplus

The state was projecting a $1.3 billion deficit in November.

warroad ice road

2.5 mile skating path through Warroad was a hit, now there's an effort to keep it

The "Riverbender Crew" is hoping to buy new equipment to maintain the path this season, and for years to come.

Screen Shot 2021-02-26 at 10.10.55 AM

Officers identified in fatal shooting of suspect in Isanti County

Three officers were identified in the police chase that ended with one suspect being shot and a police dog being injured.

House for sale

Zillow to start making offers on Twin Cities homes based off its 'Zestimates'

The Twin Cities property market is seriously hot right now.