Kevin Garnett and the End of an Era for the NBA

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Just a few hours ago I read that Kevin Garnett was hanging ups his jersey and retiring from the NBA. The 40-year-old power forward drafted in 1995 with the 5th overall pick out of high school by the Minnesota was one of the games most influential players over his storied 21 year career. This is hopefully the last basketball giant to retire before the start of this season. KG’s retirement is the third one this year that is showing the transition of the

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old era to the new in the NBA. At the end of last season the “Black Mamba”, Kobe Bryant retired a month later the ” BIg Fundamental”, Tim Duncan and now the “Big Ticket has followed their lead and has said his goodbyes to basketball. Now its going to be a lot less exciting to me this upcoming season with three first ballot hall of famers leaving the…

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