The star of the National basketball Association Kevin Garnett announced his retirement. The 40-year-old star stayed a one-year contract with the club, “Minnesota Timberwolves”, in which the forward was to earn $ 8 million. Earlier it was reported that the club and forward negotiating a purchase contract.
“It was a real pleasure to watch how young Garnett step by step became one of the best NBA players, – quotes the owner of the Minnesota Glen Taylor the official site of the NBA. – I was lucky to see his growth as a leader. It opens up a new Chapter and I wish him success. Fans of Minnesota will always cherish the memories of the successes, one of the creators whom were Garnett”.
Garnett played in the NBA, 21st season for Minnesota, the Boston Celtics and Brooklyn nets. Just on account of his 1462 of the match in which he averaged scored 18 points and made ten rebounds.
Garnett is one of the best NBA players of the 2000s years. He was recognized as the most valuable player of the regular season (2004), best defensive player (2008), 15 times participated in the all-star game, was recognized as the most valuable player of the all-star game (2003), in the 2007/08 season he became the NBA champion in the “Boston.”
Garnett is the only player in NBA history, which account for more than 25000 points, 10000 rebounds, 5000 assists, 1500 block shots and 1,500 steals in his career.