|Sep. 23 1:04 PM PT2:04 PM MT3:04 PM CT4:04 PM ET20:04 GMT4:04 1:04 PM MST3:04 PM EST0:04 UAE (+1)22:0416:04 ET3:04 PM CT19:04 - Garnett announced his retirement after 21 NBA seasons on Friday.
Analysis: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that Garnett and the Timberwolves reached a contract settlement earlier Friday. Garnett was signed for $8 million this season. Garnett, 40, easily the most productive player in franchise history, spent 13 1/2 of his 21 NBA seasons with Minnesota. He was drafted out of high school in 1995 and developed into one of the top power forwards in NBA history.
|Sep. 21 5:46 PM PT6:46 PM MT7:46 PM CT8:46 PM ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST4:46 UAE (+1)02:4620:46 ET7:46 PM CT23:46 - The Timberwolves are working on a buyout with Garnett. The two sides have been engaged in talks for some time. When completed it will assure that Garnett will not return to the team next season.
Analysis: The 40-year-old Garnett is under contract for $8 million next season. Garnett returned to the Timberwolves at the trade deadline in 2014. He has served as a valuable mentor to a young roster but has struggled to stay on the court due to recurring knee problems. Garnett played 38 games last season, averaging 3.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and 14.6 minutes.