At the time Garnett was the youngest NBA player in history at 19 years and 11 months of age.With a 40–42 record, the Timberwolves made their first playoff appearance in franchise history, Garnett and Gugliotta made their first All-Star appearances, and Marbury established himself as a valuable young lead guard.
Despite the furor over his new contract, Garnett continued to improve, averaging 18.5 points, 9.6 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 1.8 blocks, and 1.7 steals per game.Again, he was an All-Star, and the Timberwolves finished with their first winning record in franchise history (45–37 for the season).For the second consecutive year the young Timberwolves bowed out of the playoffs in the first round, this time losing 2–3 against the in return, they were not able to overcome the discord and limped into the playoffs as the 8th seed with a 25–25 record. Born on 19th May, 1976 in Mauldin, South Carolina, USA and educated at Farragut Career Academy in Chicago, Illinois, he is famous for Boston Celtics. He became the first NBA player drafted directly out of high school in 20 years.
His accomplishments include being voted Most Valuable Player of the 2003-04 season, NBA Defensive Player of the Year of the 2007-08 season, being named to eleven All-Star teams and being named to eight All-NBA and All-Defensive Teams..
However, during the summer prior to his senior year of high school, Kevin was in the general vicinity of a fight between black and white students.
Although not directly involved, Garnett was arrested.
Due to the racially charged incident and fearful of being a target, Garnett decided to leave Mauldin.". Basketball for the State of Illinois after averaging 25.2 points, 17.9 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 6.5 blocks while shooting 66.7% from the field.
In four years of high school, Garnett posted an impressive 2,533 points, 1,807 rebounds and 739 blocked shots.
He was named the Most Outstanding Player at the Despite having some promising players, the Timberwolves suffered through their seventh consecutive sub-30 win season and failed to make the playoffs.