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Kevin Garnett Makes History becoming the 1st NBA player to 20,10,5,1.5,1.5 club

Published on March 18th, 2012 by David Astramskas | 4,575 views



It’s been 17 years since the skinny kid straight outta high school entering the NBA got dunked on by Cedric Ceballos who then shouted “he’s not ready!”  Last night, KG became the first player in NBA history to have 20k points, 10k rebounds, 5k assists 1.5k steals and 1.5k blocks.   He also becomes the 3rd player in NBA history to hit the 20, 10, 5 mark joining Kareem & Karl Malone.   I guess this milestone can now be called the KKK group (just kidding).

If you play fantasy basketball and ever had KG on your team around 2000-2006 you probably won in your league and you fully appreciate and understand how KG accomplished these milestones.  Here’s a couple games to reminisce

  • 2/16/03: 37pts 22rebs 6ast
  • 1/4/05: 47pts 17rebs 4ast, 3stls
  • 12/5/03: 33pts 25rebs 6ast 3blks
  • 12/10/04: 35pts 18rebs 9ast 4stl
  • 12/27/99: 26pts 23rebs 7ast 4blks
  • 11/19/02: 34pts 22rebs 6ast
  • 1/12/05: 19pts 25rebs 8ast

Who would of thought that teenage stick figure would become one of the greatest of all-time.  Like KG said “Anything is possible”

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  • NBA Champion: 2008
  • Olympic gold medal: 2000
  • NBA Most Valuable Player: 2004
  • NBA Defensive Player of the Year: 2008
  • NBA All-Star Game MVP: 2003
  • 14-time NBA All-Star: 1997—2011
    • Selected to 14 consecutive All-Star teams (1997-2011) (no game in 1999 due to lockout).
    • Selected, but did not play due to injury in 2008.
  • 9-time All-NBA selection:
  • First Team: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2008
  • Second Team: 2001, 2002, 2005
  • Third Team: 1999, 2007
  • 11-time All-Defensive:
  • First Team: 2000—2005, 2008—2009, 2011
  • Second Team: 2006, 2007
  • NBA All-Rookie selection:
  • Second team: 1996
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award: 2006
  • Ranked #30 in SLAM Magazine’s 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue)

 


About the Author

Astramskiss aka VincentDa aka Expiredpineapples is a digital-marketing guy living in Houston. He’s worked with the NBA, Sprite, ESPN, NBA2K, cool people like LeBron, DWade, Adrian Peterson and Robert Horry, a long list of not-so-cool people and 1 or 2 real s****ty people. Won awards & been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated as a video editor & web developer. Releasing a book in 2014. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. .



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