Kevin Garnett’s 1st 20-Point Game Came Against Jordan & the 72-10 Bulls

Published on August 16th, 2015 by Astramskas, David | 2,519 views

It took two and a half months for the straight outta high school rookie to get his first 20-point game, and it couldn’t have came against a better team: On February 27th of 1996, Kevin Garnett had 20 points and 8 rebounds against Michael Jordan and the 72-10 Bulls. “Da Kid” connected on 10 of 16 shots, had three steals and a couple of highlight dunks in his breakout performance.

Despite 20 by him and another 20 by Isaiah Rider, the Wolves still took a 21-point L thanks to 35 from his Airness and a 24-rebound performance from the Worm.

KG would have four more 20-point games during his rookie campaign, which included a season-high 33 vs the Celtics.




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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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