Kevin Garnett

at a glance


Age: 38. Ht, Wt: 6-11, 220


Drafted: First round (fifth overall) by Timberwolves in 1995; first player in 20 years selected straight out of high school.


First time around: Played 12 seasons with the Wolves, averaging 20.5 points and 11.4 rebounds. Named NBA MVP in 2003-04, when he led Wolves to Western Conference finals, the last of eight consecutive playoff berths.


Farewell: Traded to Boston on July 31, 2007, for Al Jefferson, Sebastian Telfair, Gerald Green, Ryan Gomes and Theo Ratliff plus two first-round draft picks.


As a Wolf: NBA MVP in 2003-04, selected for All-Star Game 10 times.


Winning it all: Garnett and fellow veterans Paul Pierce and Ray Allen led the Celtics to the NBA title in 2007-08.


As a Celtic: Averaged 15.6 points, 8.3 rebounds in six seasons; Boston 314-161, reached playoffs all six seasons.


Traded again: The Celtics sent Garnett and veterans Paul Pierce and Jason Terry to the Nets for future first-round picks in 2014, 2016 and 2018 plus Kris Humphries, Gerald Wallace, Kris Joseph, MarShon Brooks, Keith Bogans and D.J. White.


Brooklyn years: The Nets were 44-38 a year ago, losing in the second round of the playoffs. Garnett has averaged 6.6 points and 6.7 rebounds in his one-plus seasons in Brooklyn.


Thursday: Back to the Wolves in a deal that brought Thaddeus Young to Brooklyn.