Kevin Garnett

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Kevin Maurice Garnett (born May 19, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player who played for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Nicknamed KG by his initials, and the "Big Ticket" for his emphatic dunking and athleticism, Garnett is considered one of the greatest power forwards of all time, being known for his intensity, defensive ability, and versatility. As of 2020, he is one of five NBA players to have won both the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.In high school, Garnett was a 1995 McDonald's All-American at Farragut Career Academy and won a national player of the year award. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kevin Garnett has received more than 8,667,879 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Kevin Garnett is the 65th most popular basketball player (up from 86th in 2019), the 4,137th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,618th in 2019) and the 45th most popular American Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Kevin Garnett ranks 65 out of 1,264Before him are Don Nelson, Stephen Curry, Wes Unseld, Tim Duncan, Yao Ming, and Dominique Wilkins. After him are Larry Brown, Pau Gasol, Kevin Durant, Nikos Galis, Bill Sharman, and Elvin Hayes.

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Among people born in 1976, Kevin Garnett ranks 53Before him are Naomie Harris, Mark Webber, Ludovic Giuly, Alex O'Loughlin, Tim Duncan, and Santiago Solari. After him are Emily Deschanel, Iván Córdoba, Gustavo Kuerten, Ville Valo, Isla Fisher, and Tuomas Holopainen.

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Among people born in United States, Kevin Garnett ranks 4,137 out of 15,968Before him are James R. Schlesinger (1929), Tony Hawk (1968), Virginia Mayo (1920), Lewis Terman (1877), Don Murray (1929), and Donald "Duck" Dunn (1941). After him are Bugs Moran (1893), Bryan Singer (1965), Gloria Vanderbilt (1924), Lou Thesz (1916), Otis Rush (1934), and W. C. Fields (1880).


Among basketball players born in United States, Kevin Garnett ranks 45Before him are Chuck Daly (1930), Lenny Wilkens (1937), Reggie Miller (1965), Don Nelson (1940), Stephen Curry (1988), and Wes Unseld (1946). After him are Larry Brown (1940), Kevin Durant (1988), Nikos Galis (1957), Bill Sharman (1926), Elvin Hayes (1945), and Willis Reed (1942).