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Kevin Garnett gets big welcome and a win in return to Minnesota
Kevin Garnett gets big welcome and a win in return to Minnesota

Kevin Garnett made an emotional return to Minnesota with an ear-splitting reception and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards, 97-77, on Wednesday night. Garnett, the face of the franchise who was reacquired in a trade from Brooklyn last week, had five points on two-for-seven shooting with eight rebounds and two blocks in 19 minutes in his first game for the Timberwolves since 2007. Kevin Martin scored 28 points for the Timberwolves, who trailed by 15 early after Garnett's stirring reintroduction. John Wall had five points on two-for-10 shooting for the Wizards, who have lost five in a row. at Atlanta 104, Dallas 87: The Hawks took the lead...

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