AP Source: Garnett Agrees To Return To TimberwolvesThe Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets are discussing a deal that would bring Kevin Garnett back to Minnesota, the place where his brilliant career began and to the franchise that he put on the map.
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Pierce, Nets Win 13th Straight At Home, Top Wolves Paul Pierce scored 22 points after another sensational start, and the Brooklyn Nets moved to the brink of a playoff spot by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-99 on Sunday for their franchise record-tying 13th straight home victory.
At 37, Garnett Enters Twilight Of His CareerKevin Garnett sat in the visitor's locker room at Target Center, searching for answers to difficult questions after yet another disheartening loss by his Brooklyn Nets. Just down the hall, Minnesota's Kevin Love got dressed a few feet from the locker that Garnett called home for 12 years. And while he was trying to be respectful of the player that put the Timberwolves franchise on the map, Love delivered the hard truth that has dropped like an anvil on Garnett and the $190 million Brooklyn Nets this season. "I joked with (Kevin Martin) tonight that I'm glad I didn't have to guard him in his prime," Love said after needing just three quarters to bury KG and the Nets en route to a 30-point victory Friday night. "Because he was something else. He's a Hall of Fame player. He's the Big Ticket."
Garnett On Wolves: ‘They’re Playing With A Lot Of Confidence’Kevin Garnett has never lost to his former team. He's 7-0 against the Timberwolves with four of those wins at Target Center, averaging 14.9 points and 10.3 rebounds in those games. “I played in this building before, for countless years,” Garnett said, before breaking into a smile and a chuckle. “I hope that I at least make a couple shots in this place.” Indeed, more than just a couple. A Garnett return is a good chance to break out the old highlight tape, and remember.
Kirilenko: 'Time To Take A Shot To Win A Title' Andrei Kirilenko took a $7 million pay cut when he opted out of a deal with the Timberwolves to play for the Brooklyn Nets and Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov.
Back To The Future: Jason Kidd Introduced As New Head Coach Of Brooklyn NetsKidd was introduced on Thursday as the new coach of the Brooklyn Nets, less than 24 hours after he was hired by the franchise that he led to its greatest NBA success.
Jason Kidd Set To Be Introduced As Brooklyn Nets Head CoachHello, Brooklyn. The Nets will introduce Kidd as their new head coach on Thursday at a 2 p.m. press conference at Barclays Center.
Brian Shaw In Mix, But Jason Kidd Owns Buzz In Nets' Coaching DecisionKidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.
Report: Interest 'Mutual' Between Jason Kidd, Brooklyn NetsBrooklyn's coaching search is "strongly pointing toward" Kidd after his meeting with team brass, the Post reported, adding that he's "viewed as the leading candidate for the job."
Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching VacancyKidd is interested in Brooklyn' coaching position and plans to talk to the team this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.