In this Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett poses for a portrait during NBA basketball media day at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Kevin Garnett has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will retire after 21 seasons. The two sides came to agreement on a buyout on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, the person said. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)

Kevin Garnett says ‘farewell’ after 21 seasons in the NBA

No.21 leaves a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history

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In this Sept. 20, 2013, file photo, Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett poses for a portrait during NBA basketball media day at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that Kevin Garnett has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that he will retire after 21 seasons. The two sides came to agreement on a buyout on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, the person said. (AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File)
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