List of career achievements by Kevin Garnett

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This page details the career achievements of American basketball player Kevin Garnett.


Achievements[edit]

Garnett holds the Larry O'Brien Trophy at the championship parade of the 2008 NBA Champions Boston Celtics.
  • First Team: 2000, 2003, 2004, 2008
  • Second Team: 2001, 2002, 2005
  • Third Team: 1999, 2007
  • 12-time All-Defensive:
  • First Team: 2000—2005, 2008—2009, 2011
  • Second Team: 2006—2007, 2012
  • Second Team: 1996
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award: 2006
  • Career double-doubles (regular season): 717
  • Career triple-doubles (regular season): 16
  • Career triple-doubles (post-season): 3
  • Ranked #30 in SLAM Magazine's 2009 revision of the top 50 greatest players of all time (published in the August 2009 issue)[1]

NBA career statistics[edit]

NBA Championship
Led the league
Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1995–96 Minnesota 80 43 28.7 .491 .286 .705 6.3 1.8 1.1 1.6 10.4
1996–97 Minnesota 77 77 38.9 .499 .286 .754 8.0 3.1 1.4 2.1 17.0
1997–98 Minnesota 82 82 39.3 .491 .188 .738 9.6 4.2 1.7 1.8 18.5
1998–99 Minnesota 47 47 37.9 .460 .286 .704 10.4 4.3 1.7 1.8 20.8
1999–00 Minnesota 81 81 40.0 .497 .370 .765 11.8 5.0 1.5 1.6 22.9
2000–01 Minnesota 81 81 39.5 .477 .288 .764 11.4 5.0 1.4 1.8 22.0
2001–02 Minnesota 81 81 39.2 .470 .319 .801 12.1 5.2 1.2 1.6 21.2
2002–03 Minnesota 82 82 40.5 .502 .282 .751 13.4 6.0 1.4 1.6 23.0
2003–04 Minnesota 82 82 39.4 .499 .256 .791 13.9 5.0 1.5 2.2 24.2
2004–05 Minnesota 82 82 38.1 .502 .240 .811 13.5 5.7 1.5 1.4 22.2
2005–06 Minnesota 76 76 38.9 .526 .267 .810 12.7 4.1 1.4 1.4 21.8
2006–07 Minnesota 76 76 39.4 .476 .214 .835 12.8 4.1 1.2 1.7 22.4
2007–08 Boston 71 71 32.8 .539 .000 .801 9.2 3.4 1.4 1.2 18.8
2008–09 Boston 57 57 31.1 .531 .250 .841 8.5 2.5 1.1 1.2 15.8
2009–10 Boston 69 69 29.9 .521 .200 .837 7.3 2.7 1.0 .8 14.3
2010–11 Boston 71 71 31.3 .528 .200 .862 8.9 2.4 1.3 .8 14.9
2011–12 Boston 60 60 31.1 .503 .333 .857 8.2 2.9 .9 1.0 15.8
2012–13 Boston 68 68 29.7 .496 .125 .786 7.8 2.3 1.1 .9 14.8
2013–14 Brooklyn 54 54 20.5 .441 .000 .809 6.6 1.5 .8 .7 6.5
Career 1,377 1,340 35.5 .497 .277 .790 10.3 3.9 1.3 1.5 18.6
All-Star 14 11 20.5 .511 .000 .875 6.3 2.9 1.1 .8 11.3

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
1997 Minnesota 3 3 41.7 .471 1.000 1.000 9.3 3.7 1.3 1.0 17.3
1998 Minnesota 5 5 38.8 .480 .000 .778 9.6 4.0 .8 2.4 15.8
1999 Minnesota 4 4 42.5 .443 .000 .739 12.0 3.8 1.8 2.0 21.8
2000 Minnesota 4 4 42.8 .385 .667 .813 10.8 8.8 1.3 .8 18.8
2001 Minnesota 4 4 41.3 .466 .000 .833 12.0 4.3 1.0 1.5 21.0
2002 Minnesota 3 3 43.3 .429 .500 .719 18.7 5.0 1.7 1.7 24.0
2003 Minnesota 6 6 44.2 .514 .333 .607 15.7 5.2 1.7 1.7 27.0
2004 Minnesota 18 18 43.5 .452 .313 .776 14.6 5.1 1.3 2.3 24.3
2008 Boston 26 26 38.0 .495 .250 .810 10.5 3.3 1.3 1.1 20.4
2010 Boston 23 23 33.3 .495 .000 .839 7.4 2.5 1.1 .9 15.0
2011 Boston 9 9 36.3 .441 .000 .759 10.9 2.6 1.9 1.0 14.9
2012 Boston 20 20 36.9 .497 .250 .813 10.3 1.5 1.2 1.5 19.2
2013 Boston 6 6 35.3 .500 .000 .941 13.7 3.5 .8 1.0 12.7
2014 Brooklyn 12 12 20.8 .524 .000 .739 6.3 1.3 .8 .4 6.9
Career 143 143 36.9 .478 .273 .789 10.7 3.3 1.2 1.3 18.2

NBA regular season leader[edit]

  • Points: 2004 (1,987)
  • Field goals made: 2004 (804)
  • Field goal attempts: 2004 (1,611)
  • Rebounds per game: 2004 (13.9), 2005 (13.5), 2006 (12.7), 2007 (12.8)
  • Total rebounds: 2004 (1,139), 2005 (1,108)
  • Defensive rebounds: 2003 (858), 2004 (894), 2005 (861), 2006 (752), 2007 (792)
  • Games played: 1998 (82)
    • Garnett has played in all 82 of his team's games in four seasons.
  • Double-doubles: 2003 (68), 2004 (71), 2005 (69), 2006 (62), 2007 (66)


NBA records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Only player in NBA history to reach at least 25,000 points, 10,000 rebounds, 5,000 assists, 1,500 steals and 1,500 blocks in his career

Only player in NBA history to average at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists per game for 6 consecutive seasons (1999–20002004–05)

Only player in NBA history to average at least 20 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists per game for 9 consecutive seasons (1998–992006–07)

Seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds: 5 (2002–032006–07)

Consecutive seasons leading the league in defensive rebounds: 5 (2002–032006–07)

Third player in NBA history to lead his team in all five major statistics (points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks) in the same season: Minnesota Timberwolves, 2002–03

Fourth player in NBA history to win Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year during his career

Playoffs[edit]

Defensive rebounds, 5-game series: 66, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets (2004)

Defensive rebounds, game: 20, twice
20, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets, April 21, 2004
20, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Sacramento Kings, May 19, 2004

All-Star[edit]

Points, overtime: 9, second overtime (2003)

Field goals made, game: 17 (2003) (2 OT)


Ranks 2nd in NBA history[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Defensive rebounds, career: 11,055

Playoffs[edit]

Defensive rebounds, 5-game series: 66, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets, (2004)

Defensive rebounds, 6-game series: 83, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers (2003)

Defensive rebounds, game: 19, for Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Los Angeles Lakers, April 22, 2003

Turnovers, game: 10, for Minnesota Timberwolves at Seattle SuperSonics, May 2, 1998

All-Star[edit]

Games: 14 (19972007, 20092011, 2013)

Minutes played: 41 (2003) (2 OT)

Ranks 3rd in NBA history[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Consecutive seasons leading the league in rebounding: 4 (2003–042006–07)


Minnesota Timberwolves franchise records[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Service[edit]

Games played, career: 927

Games played, season: 82, four times (1997–98, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05)

Consecutive games played: 351, February 21, 2002 to April 7, 2006

Games started, career: 890

Games started, season: 82, four times (1997–98, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05)

Consecutive games started: 351, February 21, 2002 to April 7, 2006

Minutes played, career: 35,535

Minutes played, season: 3,321 (2002–03)

Scoring[edit]

Points, career: 19,041

Points, season: 1,987 (2003–04)

Highest scoring average, points per game, season: 24.2 (1,987/82) (2003–04)

Points, game: 47, vs. Phoenix Suns, January 4, 2005

  • Broken by Kevin Love on March 23, 2012 (51 points in 2 OT)

Games scoring 20 or more points, season: 67 (2003–04)

Games scoring 10 or more points, season: 82, four times (1997–98, 2002–03, 2003–04, 2004–05)

Consecutive games scoring 30 or more points: 4, March 22, 2000 to March 28, 2000

Consecutive games scoring 20 or more points: 16, twice

  • 16, November 29, 2000 to December 28, 2000
  • 16, February 2, 2003 to March 5, 2003

Consecutive games scoring 10 or more points: 398, October 30, 2002 to April 9, 2007

Most games led or shared team's scoring lead: 60 (2002–03)

Field goals[edit]

Highest field goal percentage, season: .526 (626—1,191) (2005–06)

Highest field goal percentage, game: .923 (12—13), at Portland Trail Blazers, February 3, 2006

Highest field goal percentage, half: 1.000 (9—9), first half, vs. Dallas Mavericks, March 21, 2001

Consecutive field goals made: 13, twice

  • 13, December 3, 1997 to December 5, 1997
  • 13, February 3, 2006 to February 4, 2006
  • Tied with Felton Spencer (from November 7, 1990 to November 13, 1990)

Field goals made, career: 7,575

Field goals made, season: 804 (2003–04)

Field goals made, game: 19, vs. Phoenix Suns, January 4, 2005

  • Tied with Wally Szczerbiak (vs. Chicago Bulls, April 13, 2003)

Field goals made, half: 13, first half, vs. Sacramento Kings, February 7, 2001

Field goal attempts, career: 15,414

Field goal attempts, season: 1,611 (2003–04)

Field goal attempts, game: 33, vs. New Jersey Nets, February 20, 2000

Field goal attempts, half: 20, second half, vs. New Jersey Nets, February 20, 2000

Free throws[edit]

Free throw made, career: 3,727

Free throw attempts, career: 4,781

Rebounding[edit]

Rebounds, career: 10,542

Highest average, rebounds per game, career: 11.4 (10,542/927)

Rebounds, season: 1,139 (2003–04)

Highest average, rebounds per game, season: 13.9 (1,139/82) (2003–04)

Rebounds, game: 25, twice

  • 25, at Sacramento Kings, December 5, 2003 (OT)
  • 25, vs. Orlando Magic, January 12, 2005
  • Broken by Kevin Love (vs. New York Knicks, November 12, 2010)

Rebounds, half: 19, first half, at Orlando Magic, December 27, 1999

  • Broken by Kevin Love (second half, vs. New York Knicks, November 12, 2010)

Rebounds, quarter: 12

  • Broken by Kevin Love (third quarter, vs. New York Knicks, November 12, 2010)

Offensive rebounds, career: 2,571

Defensive rebounds, career: 7,971

Defensive rebounds, season: 894 (2003–04)

Defensive rebounds, game: 23, twice

  • 23, at Sacramento Kings, December 5, 2003 (OT)
  • 23, vs. Orlando Magic, January 12, 2005

Assists[edit]

Assists, career: 4,146

Assists, overtime: 4, vs. Atlanta Hawks, April 4, 2000

  • Tied with Malik Sealy (vs. Toronto Raptors, March 26, 2000)

Steals[edit]

Steals, career: 1,282

Blocked shots[edit]

Blocked shots, career: 1,576

Blocked shots, season: 178 (2003–04)

Blocked shots, overtime: 3, at New Jersey Nets, March 24, 2000

Personal fouls[edit]

Personal fouls, career: 2,355

Turnovers[edit]

Turnovers, career: 2,387

Triple-doubles[edit]

Triple-doubles, career: 19 (16 regular season, 3 playoffs)

Triple-doubles, season: 6 (2002–03)

Double-doubles[edit]

Double-doubles, career: 607

Double-doubles, season: 71 (2003–04)

Consecutive games with a double-double: 37, February 1, 2006 to November 6, 2006


Rookie[edit]

Garnett's rookie season was 1995–96.

Blocked shots, season: 131

Blocked shots, game: 7, vs. Dallas Mavericks, February 5, 1996


Playoffs[edit]

Service[edit]

Minutes played, career: 2,003

Minutes played, 7-game series: 311, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004 (44.4 mpg)

Minutes played, 6-game series: 265, twice

  • 265, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 (44.2 mpg)
  • 265, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2004 (44.2 mpg)

Minutes played, 4-game series: 171, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 2000 (42.8 mpg)

Scoring[edit]

Points, career: 1,049

Points, 7-game series: 167, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004 (23.9 ppg)

Points, 6-game series: 162, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 (27.0 ppg)

Points, 5-game series: 129, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004 (25.8 ppg)

Points, 4-game series: 87, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999 (21.8 ppg)

Points, 3-game series: 72, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002 (24.0 ppg)

Points, overtime: 6, at Sacramento Kings, May 10, 2004

Field goals[edit]

Field goal percentage, 6-game series: .514 (71—138), vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003

Field goal percentage, 5-game series: .480 (36—75), vs. Seattle SuperSonics, 1998

Field goal percentage, game: .714 (15—21), vs. Los Angeles Lakers, April 22, 2003

Field goals made, career: 415

Field goals made, 7-game series: 62, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Field goals made, 6-game series: 71, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003

Field goals made, 5-game series: 49, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004

Field goals made, 4-game series: 35, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999

Field goal attempts, career: 907

Field goal attempts, 7-game series: 141, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Field goal attempts, 6-game series: 138, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003

Field goal attempts, 5-game series: 108, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004

Field goal attempts, 4-game series: 79, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999

Field goal attempts, game: 31, at Los Angeles Lakers, April 24, 2003 (OT)

Field goal attempts, game (regulation): 30, vs. Denver Nuggets, April 18, 2004

Free throws[edit]

Free throw percentage, 7-game series: .820 (41—50), vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Free throws made, career: 207

Free throws made, 7-game series: 41, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Free throws made, 5-game series: 31, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004

Free throws made, 4-game series: 30, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 2001

Free throws made, 3-game series: 23, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002

Free throw attempts, career: 272

Free throw attempts, 7-game series: 50, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Free throw attempts, 5-game series: 43, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004

Free throw attempts, 4-game series: 36, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 2001

Free throw attempts, 3-game series: 32, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002

Free throw attempts, game: 17, at Dallas Mavericks, April 24, 2002

Rebounding[edit]

Rebounds, career: 628

Rebounds, 7-game series: 108, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004 (15.4 rpg)

Rebounds, 6-game series: 94, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 (15.7 rpg)

Rebounds, 5-game series: 74, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004 (14.8 rpg)

Rebounds, 4-game series: 48, twice

  • 48, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999 (12.0 rpg)
  • 48, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 2001 (12.0 rpg)

Rebounds, 3-game series: 56, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002 (18.7 rpg)

Rebounds, game: 22, vs. Denver Nuggets, April 21, 2004

Offensive rebounds, career: 136

Offensive rebounds, 7-game series: 18, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Offensive rebounds, 6-game series: 13, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2004

Offensive rebounds, 5-game series: 17, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, 1998

Offensive rebounds, 4-game series: 16, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999

Defensive rebounds, career: 492

Defensive rebounds, 7-game series: 90, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004

Defensive rebounds, 6-game series: 83, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003

Defensive rebounds, 5-game series: 66, vs. Denver Nuggets, 2004

Defensive rebounds, 4-game series: 38, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 2001

Defensive rebounds, 3-game series: 40, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002

Defensive rebounds, game: 20, twice

  • 20, vs. Denver Nuggets, April 21, 2004
  • 20, vs. Sacramento Kings, May 19, 2004

Assists[edit]

Assists, career: 236

Assists, 4-game series: 35, vs. Portland Trail Blazers, 2000 (8.8 apg)

Steals[edit]

Steals, career: 63

Steals, 7-game series: 12, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004 (1.7 spg)

Steals, 6-game series: 10, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 (1.7 spg)

Blocked shots[edit]

Blocked shots, career: 88

Blocked shots, 7-game series: 24, vs. Sacramento Kings, 2004 (3.4 bpg)

Blocked shots, 6-game series: 10, vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 2003 (1.7 bpg)

Blocked shots, 5-game series: 12, vs. Seattle SuperSonics, 1998 (2.4 bpg)

Blocked shots, 4-game series: 8, vs. San Antonio Spurs, 1999 (2.0 bpg)

Blocked shots, 3-game series: 5, vs. Dallas Mavericks, 2002 (1.7 bpg)

Blocked shots, game: 6, vs. Sacramento Kings, May 8, 2004

Personal fouls[edit]

Personal fouls, career: 149

Turnovers[edit]

Turnovers, career: 161

Turnovers, game: 10, at Seattle SuperSonics, May 2, 1998


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The New Top 50". SLAM Magazine. Retrieved June 22, 2009.