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Kevin Garnett

39-Year-Old    C,PF    Minnesota Timberwolves

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

3.2

REB

3.9

AST

1.6

STL

0.7

BLK

0.3

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Garnett enters his 21st NBA season back where it all started: Minnesota. Last year, the 39-year-old played 42 games with Brooklyn before being sent home to the Timberwolves at the trade deadline. In his 47 total games in 2014-15, he averaged 6.9 points, 6.6 rebounds, 1.6 ass...

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STATUS:  Game-Time Decision    INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  5/1/2016
HT: 6' 11"   WT: 240 lbs   DOB: 5/19/1976  College: Farragut Academy High School (Illinois)
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #5 Overall in 1995   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kevin Garnett Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $16.5 million contract with the Timberwolves in July 2015.

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Coach Sam Mitchell told Sirius XM NBA Radio on Tuesday that Garnett (knee) could be at risk of missing the remainder of the season. "It's a day-to-day, week-to-week thing...I'm not even going to promise that you're going to see him [again this season]."

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Kevin Garnett NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 28 82 38.1 22.2 13.5 5.7 1.5 1.4 0.1 50.2 81.1 2.7 3.0 10.5 0.3 24.0 8.3 16.6 5.4 6.7
2005-06 29 76 38.9 21.8 12.7 4.1 1.4 1.4 0.1 52.6 81.0 2.4 2.8 9.9 0.4 26.7 8.2 15.7 5.2 6.4
2006-07 30 76 39.4 22.4 12.8 4.1 1.2 1.7 0.2 47.6 83.5 2.7 2.4 10.4 0.7 21.4 8.4 17.6 5.5 6.6
2007-08 31 71 32.8 18.8 9.2 3.4 1.4 1.3 0.0 53.9 80.1 1.9 1.9 7.3 0.2 0.0 7.5 13.9 3.8 4.7
2008-09 32 57 31.1 15.8 8.5 2.5 1.1 1.2 0.0 53.1 84.1 1.6 1.4 7.1 0.1 25.0 6.9 13.0 1.9 2.3
2009-10 33 69 29.9 14.3 7.3 2.7 1.0 0.8 0.0 52.1 83.7 1.5 1.1 6.2 0.1 20.0 5.8 11.2 2.7 3.2
2010-11 34 BOS 71 31.3 14.9 8.9 2.4 1.3 0.8 0.0 52.8 86.2 1.6 1.2 7.7 0.1 20.0 6.1 11.6 2.6 3.1
2011-12 35 BOS 60 31.1 15.8 8.2 2.9 0.9 1.0 0.1 50.3 85.7 1.8 1.1 7.1 0.2 33.3 6.5 13.0 2.7 3.2
2012-13 36 BOS 68 29.7 14.8 7.8 2.3 1.1 0.9 0.0 49.6 78.6 1.6 1.1 6.7 0.2 12.5 6.2 12.5 2.3 3.0
2013-14 37 BKN 54 20.5 6.5 6.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 0.0 44.1 80.9 1.3 1.1 5.5 0.1 0.0 2.9 6.6 0.7 0.9
2014-15 38 BKN 42 20.3 6.8 6.8 1.6 1.0 0.3 0.0 45.5 82.9 1.1 1.1 5.7 0.1 16.7 3.0 6.5 0.8 1.0
2014-15 38 MIN 5 19.6 7.6 5.2 1.6 1.0 0.8 0.0 58.1 50.0 0.2 0.4 4.8 0.2 0.0 3.6 6.2 0.4 0.8
2014-15 38 BKN/MIN 47 20.3 6.9 6.6 1.6 1.0 0.4 0.0 46.7 80.0 1.0 1.0 5.6 0.1 14.3 3.0 6.5 0.8 1.0
2015-16 39 MIN 38 14.6 3.2 3.9 1.6 0.7 0.3 0.0 47.0 66.7 0.4 0.4 3.6 0.0 0.0 1.4 3.0 0.4 0.6
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Kevin Garnett NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 11.8 1.4 1.6 1.4 0.4 0.2 0.0 25.0 50.0 0.0 0.2 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.6 2.4 0.2 0.4
Last 10 Games 10 12.7 2.4 2.1 1.7 0.6 0.2 0.0 39.3 66.7 0.4 0.3 1.8 0.1 0.0 1.1 2.8 0.2 0.3
Last 20 Games 20 13.3 3.3 3.0 1.6 0.7 0.2 0.0 50.0 88.9 0.3 0.4 2.6 0.1 0.0 1.5 2.9 0.4 0.5

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Kevin Garnett
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 13 NOP Did Not Play
Apr 11 HOU Did Not Play
Apr 9 @POR Did Not Play
Apr 7 @SAC Did Not Play
Apr 5 @GSW Did Not Play
Apr 3 DAL Did Not Play
Apr 1 @UTA Did Not Play
Mar 30 LAC Did Not Play
Mar 28 PHO Did Not Play
Mar 26 UTA Did Not Play
Mar 25 @WAS Did Not Play
Mar 23 SAC Did Not Play
Mar 21 GSW Did Not Play
Mar 18 @HOU Did Not Play
Mar 16 @MEM Did Not Play
Mar 14 @PHO Did Not Play
Mar 11 @OKC Did Not Play
Mar 8 SAS Did Not Play
Mar 7 @CHA Did Not Play
Mar 5 BKN Did Not Play
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Mar 4 @MIL Did Not Play
Mar 2 WAS Did Not Play
Feb 28 @DAL Did Not Play
Feb 27 @NOP Did Not Play
Feb 24 @TOR Did Not Play
Feb 22 BOS Did Not Play
Feb 20 NYK Did Not Play
Feb 19 @MEM Did Not Play
Feb 10 TOR Did Not Play
Feb 8 NOP Did Not Play
Feb 6 CHI Did Not Play
Feb 3 @LAC Did Not Play
Feb 2 @LAL Did Not Play
Jan 31 @POR Did Not Play
Jan 29 @UTA Did Not Play
Jan 27 OKC Did Not Play
Jan 25 @CLE Did Not Play
Jan 23 MEM 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 20 @DAL Did Not Play
Jan 19 @NOP 16 3 1 3 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 3
Jan 17 PHO 15 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
Jan 15 @OKC 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Jan 13 @HOU Did Not Play
Jan 12 OKC 9 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
Jan 10 DAL 7 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 8 CLE 7 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Jan 6 DEN 21 4 4 4 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 3
Jan 4 @PHI 17 5 2 1 1 0 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 2
Jan 2 MIL 16 4 6 2 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 2
Dec 31 @DET Did Not Play
Dec 30 UTA 18 8 6 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 4
Dec 28 @SAS 16 10 3 2 0 0 1 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 2
Dec 26 IND 11 2 3 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Dec 23 SAS 11 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 1
Dec 21 @BOS Did Not Play
Dec 20 @BKN 10 0 7 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
Dec 18 SAC 21 2 2 3 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Dec 16 @NYK Did Not Play
Dec 15 DEN 13 6 4 0 1 0 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 3 2
Dec 13 @PHO 11 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 2 1 1
Dec 11 @DEN 12 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 3
Dec 9 LAL 15 6 4 4 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 2
Dec 7 LAC 19 5 3 2 1 0 1 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 3 5
Dec 5 POR 16 5 2 2 0 1 1 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 2 1
Dec 1 ORL 20 4 8 0 0 3 2 1 4 2 2 0 0 2 6 1
Nov 29 @LAC 15 0 6 5 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 4
Nov 27 @SAC 17 2 5 4 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 3
Nov 25 ATL 15 4 3 2 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Nov 23 PHI 18 8 10 1 2 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Nov 20 DET 14 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 18 @ORL Did Not Play
Nov 17 @MIA 15 4 7 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 6 1
Nov 15 MEM 24 8 5 4 3 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 1
Nov 13 @IND 15 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Nov 12 GSW 12 0 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2
Nov 10 CHA Did Not Play
Nov 9 @ATL 18 4 8 1 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 8 3
Nov 7 @CHI 12 2 5 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 5 1
Nov 5 MIA 11 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 2 POR 17 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
Oct 30 @DEN 22 4 6 0 2 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 5 2
Oct 28 @LAL 13 4 7 2 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 2
Kevin Garnett Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Kevin Garnett – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Power Forward
Also Listed As:  #4 Center

1.  Gorgui Dieng

2.  Nemanja Bjelica

3.  Kevin Garnett

4.  Karl-Anthony Towns

5.  Adreian Payne

6.  Greg Smith

7.  Damjan Rudez

Minnesota Timberwolves

True Shooting Percentage

49.1%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Kevin Garnett has a true shooting percentage of 49.1%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2015-16

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What Is True Shooting Percentage?

True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Kevin Garnett NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 28 82 36.0 21.0 12.8 5.4 1.4 1.3 0.1 50.2 81.1 2.6 2.8 9.9 0.3 24.0 7.9 15.7 5.1 6.3
2005-06 29 76 36.0 20.2 11.8 3.7 1.3 1.3 0.1 52.6 81.0 2.2 2.6 9.2 0.4 26.7 7.6 14.5 4.8 6.0
2006-07 30 76 36.0 20.5 11.7 3.8 1.1 1.5 0.1 47.6 83.5 2.5 2.2 9.5 0.7 21.4 7.7 16.1 5.0 6.0
2007-08 31 71 36.0 20.7 10.1 3.8 1.5 1.4 0.0 53.9 80.1 2.1 2.1 8.0 0.2 0.0 8.3 15.3 4.2 5.2
2008-09 32 57 36.0 18.3 9.9 2.9 1.3 1.4 0.0 53.1 84.1 1.8 1.6 8.3 0.2 25.0 8.0 15.0 2.3 2.7
2009-10 33 69 36.0 17.3 8.8 3.2 1.2 1.0 0.0 52.1 83.7 1.8 1.4 7.5 0.1 20.0 7.0 13.5 3.2 3.9
2010-11 34 BOS 71 36.0 17.1 10.2 2.8 1.5 0.9 0.0 52.8 86.2 1.9 1.3 8.9 0.1 20.0 7.0 13.3 3.0 3.5
2011-12 35 BOS 60 36.0 18.3 9.5 3.4 1.1 1.2 0.1 50.3 85.7 2.1 1.3 8.3 0.2 33.3 7.6 15.0 3.1 3.7
2012-13 36 BOS 68 36.0 17.9 9.4 2.8 1.4 1.1 0.0 49.6 78.6 2.0 1.3 8.1 0.3 12.5 7.5 15.1 2.8 3.6
2013-14 37 BKN 54 36.0 11.4 11.6 2.7 1.4 1.3 0.0 44.1 80.9 2.2 1.9 9.7 0.1 0.0 5.1 11.6 1.2 1.5
2014-15 38 BKN 42 36.0 12.0 12.0 2.9 1.7 0.5 0.0 45.5 82.9 1.9 1.9 10.1 0.3 16.7 5.3 11.6 1.4 1.7
2014-15 38 MIN 5 36.0 14.0 9.6 2.9 1.8 1.5 0.0 58.1 50.0 0.4 0.7 8.8 0.4 0.0 6.6 11.4 0.7 1.5
2014-15 38 BKN/MIN 47 36.0 12.2 11.8 2.9 1.7 0.6 0.0 46.7 80.0 1.7 1.8 9.9 0.3 14.3 5.4 11.6 1.4 1.7
2015-16 39 MIN 38 36.0 7.9 9.7 4.0 1.8 0.6 0.0 47.0 66.7 1.0 1.0 8.7 0.1 0.0 3.5 7.4 0.9 1.4
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Kevin Garnett NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 28 82 3121 1817 1108 466 121 112 6 50.2 81.1 222 247 861 25 24.0 683 1360 445 549
2005-06 29 76 2957 1656 966 308 104 107 8 52.6 81.0 180 214 752 30 26.7 626 1191 396 489
2006-07 30 76 2995 1704 975 313 89 126 12 47.6 83.5 205 183 792 56 21.4 638 1341 416 498
2007-08 31 71 2328 1337 655 244 100 89 0 53.9 80.1 138 135 520 11 0.0 534 990 269 336
2008-09 32 57 1772 899 485 144 63 68 2 53.1 84.1 90 78 407 8 25.0 393 740 111 132
2009-10 33 69 2061 990 506 185 68 57 1 52.1 83.7 101 78 428 5 20.0 402 772 185 221
2010-11 34 BOS 71 2220 1056 631 171 95 57 1 52.8 86.2 115 83 548 5 20.0 434 822 187 217
2011-12 35 BOS 60 1864 947 494 175 56 61 3 50.3 85.7 107 66 428 9 33.3 391 777 162 189
2012-13 36 BOS 68 2022 1004 530 159 78 62 2 49.6 78.6 110 75 455 16 12.5 422 850 158 201
2013-14 37 BKN 54 1109 352 358 82 43 40 0 44.1 80.9 69 60 298 3 0.0 157 356 38 47
2014-15 38 BKN 42 854 285 285 69 41 13 1 45.5 82.9 45 46 239 6 16.7 125 275 34 41
2014-15 38 MIN 5 98 38 26 8 5 4 0 58.1 50.0 1 2 24 1 0.0 18 31 2 4
2014-15 38 BKN/MIN 47 952 323 311 77 46 17 1 46.7 80.0 46 48 263 7 14.3 143 306 36 45
2015-16 39 MIN 38 556 122 150 62 28 10 0 47.0 66.7 16 15 135 1 0.0 54 115 14 21
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Kevin Garnett NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 28 82 38.1 56.7 50.4 20.4 9.7 2.1 32.0
2005-06 29 76 38.9 58.9 52.9 16.3 9.5 1.7 30.3
2006-07 30 76 39.4 54.6 48.0 15.1 9.9 1.5 29.2
2007-08 31 71 32.8 58.8 53.9 16.1 9.1 1.8 24.8
2008-09 32 57 31.1 56.3 53.2 14.0 8.7 1.6 21.1
2009-10 33 69 29.9 56.9 52.1 16.0 8.7 1.8 18.8
2010-11 34 BOS 71 31.3 57.5 52.9 14.2 9.6 1.5 20.8
2011-12 35 BOS 60 31.1 55.0 50.5 15.3 9.4 1.6 20.2
2012-13 36 BOS 68 29.7 53.5 49.8 13.2 9.1 1.4 18.4
2013-14 37 BKN 54 20.5 46.7 44.1 15.5 13.1 1.2 11.1
2014-15 38 BKN 42 20.3 48.6 45.6 17.0 11.1 1.5 11.7
2014-15 38 MIN 5 19.6 58.0 58.1 19.2 2.4 8.0 13.0
2014-15 38 BKN/MIN 47 20.3 49.6 46.9 17.2 10.2 1.7 11.8
2015-16 39 MIN 38 14.6 49.1 47.0 30.7 7.9 3.9 7.6
Preseason Projections 39 MIN 47 17.2 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Kevin Garnett

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kevin Garnett: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Garnett (knee) has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Wizards, Kyle Radke of Timberwolves.com reports.

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Garnett (knee) has been ruled out of Wednesday's matchup with the Raptors, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Garnett (knee) has been ruled out for Monday's game against the Celtics, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe reports.

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Garnett (knee) has been ruled out for Saturday's game against the Knicks, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Garnett (knee) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Grizzlies.

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Garnett (knee) is considered doubtful to play Friday against the Grizzlies.

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Garnett (knee) failed to practice Wednesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Garnett (knee) won't play Wednesday against the Raptors.

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Garnett (knee) won't play Monday against the Pelicans, Darren Wolfson of 1500 ESPN Minneapolis reports.

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Garnett (knee) is doubtful to play in Monday's game against the Pelicans, Jim Eichenhofer of Pelicans.com reports.

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Garnett (knee) won't play Saturday against the Bulls.

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Garnett (knee) is listed as doubtful for Saturday's game against the Bulls, Jerry Zgoda of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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2014-15

The 38-year-old Garnett returns for what will, in all likelihood, be his final NBA season. He's in the final year of a three-year deal that will pay him $12 million in 2014-15. An extremely productive player for the better part of 15 years, Garnett finally showed signs of a major regression in 2013-14. His scoring averaged dipped below double-figures for the first time in his career, and he averaged his fewest rebounds since his rookie season in 1995-96. In 54 games (all starts), Garnett averaged 6.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 1.5 assists while playing 21 minutes per game. For much of the season, Garnett was held out of one game of back-to-back sets in order to rest a back issue that plagued him throughout the season. With another year of mileage on his body, Garnett's playing time will likely again be closely monitored under new coach Lionel Hollins. It's unclear whether he'll receive scheduled nights off again, but the Nets will certainly try to avoid overworking the veteran. While Garnett currently projects as the starting power forward, that role could certainly be usurped at some point by second-year forward/center Mason Plumlee, who played with Team USA at the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Garnett has only come off the bench 37 times in 1,377 career games, but at the rate he regressed last season, Hollins, who is notorious for playing veterans over unproven young players, could be forced to bring Garnett in as a reserve.

2013-14

Garnett finished his final year with the Celtics averaging 14.8 points (50 percent from the field, 79 percent from the line), 7.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.1 steals and 0.9 blocks. It's evident that the veteran is on the decline portion of his career, but Garnett looks to continue competing in the 2013-14 season on a revamped Brooklyn Nets team. Garnett will be heading into his 19th season at the age of 37, and it is possible that this coming year may be one of his last fantasy relevant seasons. Garnett is likely to start at the power forward position alongside center Brook Lopez in the frontcourt. With Lopez not known to be the strongest rebounder at his position, Garnett may still have opportunities to put up solid rebounding numbers. His defense has remained consistently solid throughout his entire career, and expecting steals and blocks at a frequent basis would not be unreasonable. With numerous scoring options at the offensive end, Garnett's touches may be limited, having a reciprocal effect of decreased scoring, but possibly increased efficiency. The forward averages 50 percent shooting from the field and 79 percent shooting from the line over his career, and those seem to be a reasonable goal for Garnett in his first season on the Nets.

2012-13

While he may no longer be an elite fantasy big man, Garnett proved to still have plenty left in his tank during the 2011-12 season. After a rash of injuries to the Celtics’ frontcourt, Garnett was asked to slide over to center and carry the load for the team in the post. The 36-year-old responded by averaging 15.8 points per game – his highest mark since the 2008-09 season. His offensive output even improved as the season wore on, resulting in a 17.0 scoring average after the All-Star break. He also continued to be useful on the boards and defense, pulling down 8.2 rebounds per game while adding 1.0 blocks and 0.9 steals. His shooting percentage was a steady 50.3 percent, but Garnett’s value really shined at the charity stripe as he shot 85.7 percent, which was the third-highest percentage in the league at the power forward/center position. Boston drafted two young big men (Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo) and will have Jeff Green and Chris Wilcox back from injury, so Garnett won’t be asked to carry as big of a load going forward, but he still remains a valuable fantasy commodity.

2011-12

Despite no longer being an elite fantasy option, Garnett continues to provide strong production as he enters the twilight of his career. The 35-year-old future Hall-of-Famer averaged 14.9 points and 8.9 rebounds while hitting 52.8 percent of his field goal attempts and a career-high 86.2 percent of his freebies. He once again anchored the Celtics stellar team defense, finishing with averages of 1.3 steals and 0.8 blocks per game. Garnett missed a couple of weeks in January with a muscle strain in his right leg, but the veteran big man remained relatively healthy for the season, especially considering his age and the mileage on his legs. The Celtics once again did a good job of limiting his minutes and giving him periodic rest to keep him fresh, so expect that trend to continue at this stage of his career. Don’t let his name fool you into thinking he’ll return to the glory years of his past, but don’t discount Garnett too much on draft day, either. Like his contemporary Tim Duncan, Garnett is past his prime, but he continues to provide value in real-life and fantasy.

2010-11

The days of Kevin Garnett being a top-five fantasy pick are long gone. The inescapable problem that eventually hits all athletes – "too many miles on the odometer" – has robbed him of the explosiveness that once made him one of the league's unstoppable players. Even at age 34, and with 14 NBA seasons on his resume, Garnett has something to offer fantasy teams, provided owners set their expectations appropriately. KG won't play 82 games – in the last three seasons he's played 71, 57 and 69. He probably won't play 30 minutes – especially with the Celtics adding Shaquille O'Neal and Jermaine O'Neal to the frontcourt and with Glen "Big Baby" Davis developing into a legit-but-undersized option at the four. He won't give you 20-and-10 – he hasn't averaged 20 or 10 since 2006-07. But if you adjust for the fact that he'll play something under 30 minutes per night and probably get a fair amount of nights off even if he isn't injured, he'll give you very respectable totals in points, boards, blocks, steals and percentages.

2009-10

A knee injury cost Garnett 25 games last season, and while he’s expected to be fully recovered by training camp, durability will only become more of a concern at this stage of his career. Garnett is 33 years old – not ancient, but he does have a lot of mileage on his legs since he came straight out of high school. He has already accrued 1,055 games played throughout his career. Even before going down with the injury last year, Garnett was averaging career-lows (since his rookie season) in points (15.8), assists (2.5), steals (1.1) and blocks (1.2). It’s a major concern moving forward. The good news is Garnett will no longer cost a first round pick in most fantasy leagues. Even if Garnett is past his prime, he’s still able to fill the stat sheet like few others, and he keeps himself in such good shape, a total breakdown is unlikely. Nonetheless, with the Celtics main goal being a championship, and new arrival Rasheed Wallace expected to play a significant front-court role, expect further reduced minutes for Garnett in 2009-10.

2008-09

No one’s really talking about KG as top overall pick in fantasy leagues any more – but we’re guessing he doesn’t mind all that much. Playing with elite teammates for the first time in… forever, Garnett played just 32.8 minutes per game – his lowest total in 12 seasons. His other numbers took a similar dive, as he failed to crack 20 points, 10 boards or four times for the first time in a decade. On the other hand, that he didn’t need to carry the team on his shoulders freed Garnett to take better shots, as evidenced by a career-best 53.9 shooting percentage, and make better decisions – he posted his lowest turnover average since his rookie year. The dip in his numbers will probably cause KG to slide quite a bit in this year’s drafts – but don’t forget: Garnett still is still a valuable contributor in nearly every fantasy category. Don’t compare him to his numbers from seasons past – judge Garnett’s production against the rest of the power forwards in the league, and you’ll see he’s still a very attractive option.

2007-08

It is still hard to picture Garnett in Celtic green this season, but it’s easy to picture him as one of the first picks in any fantasy draft. Joining Paul Pierce and Ray Allen in Boston could actually improve his already lofty statistical production. The current Celtics roster has several similarities with the 2003-04 Wolves: three big scorers to keep defenses honest, a supporting cast that allows the Big Three to take the majority of the shots, and a defensive role player at center that clogs the paint and allows Garnett more room to roam. During that season KG led the NBA in total points and rebounds, set a career-high in blocked shots, and was the runaway choice for NBA MVP. While he’s on the wrong side of 30, playing on a team with championship aspirations after three straight lottery seasons should help rejuvenate him. Even if big scorers Pierce and Allen do cut into Garnett’s shots, any drop in scoring would likely be offset by a spike in his assists and an increase in his shooting percentage.

2006-07

Garnett has been the poster child for consistent fantasy production for a decade. Mr. 20-10-5 had his record-setting streak of six consecutive years reaching that milestone snapped last season while averaging four-year lows in each category (21.8 ppg, 12.7 rpg, 4.1 apg), but a closer examination suggests that adjusting to new teammates may have been a factor. When matched with shooter Wally Szczerbiak and rebounder Eddie Griffin early on, KG sported his 5.0 apg but grabbed only 10.7 rpg. After the midseason trade that brought in fewer shooters and rebounders, Garnett averaged only 3.4 apg, but his rebounds ballooned to 14.8 rpg. With scorers like Mike James and Randy Foye added this offseason but still no rebounding help look for KG’s assists to recover while he maintains his lofty rebounding. Garnett also set new career-bests in field goal percentage (53%) and free throw percentage (81%), was one of only five players in the NBA with 100-plus blocks and 100-plus steals (G. Wallace, B. Wallace, S. Marion, A. Kirilenko), and one of only two players in the NBA to be top-50 in points, rebounds, assists, steals, and blocks (L. James). In other words, KG should be near the top of your fantasy cheat sheets again this year.

2005-06

Don't be scared off by the sore knee that hampered Garnett a bit midway through the 2004-2005 season; the Big Ticket should still be the No. 1 overall pick in any fantasy league. Garnett's scoring average went down a bit from 2003-04, but he still averaged 22.2 per game, good for 13th in the league, and with chuckers Sam Cassell and Latrell Sprewell off the team, Garnett may get some more shots this season. KG shot for the highest percentage of his career from both the floor and the line in 2004-5, and he led the league in rebounding, grabbing double-digit boards 69 out of 82 games played. Throw in more assists than many starting point guards, about a block and a half and a steal and half per game, and you've got the best fantasy player out there. It's hard to believe KG has been in the league for 11 years already, but he's still just 29, and has many great years ahead of him.

2004-05

You know that commercial, where KG carries what appears to be the better part of the population of Minneapolis on his shoulders? He has the potential to carry your fantasy team, too. His game has no downside - look at his 2004 numbers: 24.2 points, nearly 14 boards, five assists, 2.2 blocks, 1.5 steals - and all this with percentages of nearly 50% from the floor and 80% from the line. Some thought his numbers would suffer slightly once the T'Wolves brought in the likes of Latrell Sprewell and Sam Cassell. Instead, Garnett was a near-unanimous MVP. Got the first pick in the draft? Look no further - here's your guy.

2003-04

Garnett is coming off the best year of his career with career highs in points (23.0 ppg), rebounds (13.4 rpg) and assists (6.0 apg). The T-Wolves offseason moves finally brought in talent to reduce the burden on him to score. As a result, expect a slight decrease in his points and assists, but his rebounds and blocks could increase as he benefits from an improved defense.