Kevin Garnett Injury: Updates on Timberwolves PF’s Knee and Return

January 25th, 2016 by Tim Daniels Leave a reply »

Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett is dealing with a knee injury and will not play in Monday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Garnett Experiencing Soreness in Knee Monday, Jan. 25 Garnett started Minnesota's Saturday contest against the Memphis Grizzlies but only played nine minutes and sat out the second half. Timberwolves PR confirmed the big man would not suit up Monday because of the "sore right knee."

Garnett is clearly no longer the force at both ends of the court that he was during his peak seasons. That said, he's provided a stabilizing veteran influence in Minnesota as the team goes through a rebuild centering around the likes of Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns.

This season, Garnett is averaging 3.2 points and 3.9 rebounds in 14.6 minutes heading into Monday. 

The 39-year-old forward was a model of consistency and durability during his early years in the league. All of the mileage he put on his body during those years, which included 15 All-Star appearances and an NBA title in 2008, have taken a toll as he's battled various ailments in recent y ...

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