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AP Source: Kevin Garnett Plans To Retire After 21 SeasonsKevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game's most influential and intense competitors.
Karl-Anthony Towns Wins NBA Rookie Of Year; Porzingis Finishes SecondTowns ranked eighth in the NBA in rebounds and field-goal percentage and produced the best debut for a big man since Tim Duncan in 1998.
AP Source: Timberwolves In Negotiations With ThibodeauThibodeau is the most coveted coach on the market, and would bring an instant splash of credibility to a franchise that has been among the worst in the NBA for more than a decade.
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Towns Leads Timberwolves Past Nets, 100-85Rookie forward Karl-Anthony Towns collected 24 points and 10 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves took control midway through the first quarter before pulling away down the stretch for a 100-85 victory over the Brooklyn Nets Sunday afternoon.
Boomer & Carton: Karl-Anthony Towns Sings And Talks Transition To NBAWe also heard about his bench-pressing prowess, his desire to be a doctor and he even flexed his golden pipes when Sam Smith came on.
Fans Dejected, But Knicks GM Feels 'Good' About 4th Pick"We went into this very optimistic and we will remain that way," Knicks general manager Steve Mills said Tuesday night. On Twitter, the reaction was much different.
Schmeelk: Only The Knicks Could Win When They're Supposed To LoseWatching the Knicks this season has been tantamount to corporal punishment. But all the pain and torture was supposed to yield at least a good chance of a happy ending.
Knicks Fall To Timberwolves In Battle Of NBA’s WorstZach LaVine made the tying and go-ahead free throws with 10.7 seconds left and scored six of his 20 points in overtime as the Minnesota Timberwolves outlasted the New York Knicks 95-92.
Johnson Scores 22, Nets Beat Timberwolves 122-106 Joe Johnson scored 22 points, rookie Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Minnesota Timberwolves 122-106 on Monday night.
Nets Trade Kevin Garnett To Timberwolves For Thaddeus YoungPierce spent just a year in Brooklyn and now Garnett is gone too, with the Nets getting a solid replacement in Young, who has played much better as the season went on.

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