Playing for Farragut High in 1995. Garnett averaged 25.2 pts, 17.9 rebs, 6.7 asts & 6.5 blks in his senior year
On the cover of Sports Illustrated after controversially declaring for the draft straight out of high school.
In action during his rookie year for the Timberwolves (1995-96)
Winning Gold for Team USA at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Pictured with teammate Vince Carter
Relaxing with Timberwolves teammate Stephon Marbury
Leading the Timberwolves to the Western Conference Finals in 2003-04
Winning the All-Star Game MVP in 2003
Receiving the MVP trophy after a stellar 2003-04 season where he averaged 24.2 pts, 13.9 rebs, 5 asts, 2.2 blks & 1.5 stls. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)
Traded to the Boston Celtics in 2007 to form a Big 3 with Paul Pierce & Ray Allen
Leaving it all out there in the NBA Finals in 2008
Celebrating the Boston Celtics’ championship in 2008 after defeating the Los Angeles Lakers. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
Garnett was one of the game’s best trash talkers. Here he comes face-to-face with the Lakers’ Lamar Odom
On the bus to an All-Star game with LeBron James
Traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2013 alongside Boston teammate Paul Pierce
Celebrating a win with Jay-Z in 2014
Discussing greatness with Kobe Bryant at an All-Star Game. Garnett would be voted to the ASG a whopping 15 times throughout his career.
Returning to where it all began in 2015 when he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Garnett would retire as the franchise’s leading scorer.
Shwoing he still had some lift in those legs with a posterizing dunk over Blake Griffin in 2015. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-231916 ORIG FILE ID: 20151207_ajw_ah7_197.jpg
Following his return to Minnesota, Garnett took on a mentoring role with budding superstar Karl-Anthony Towns
Pictured here with long time coach Flip Saunders. Saunders sadly passed away in late 2015 and Garnett struggled to cope with the loss.