Kevin Garnett: "Da Kid"

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Lerner Publications, Aug 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 80 pages
Just two years after graduating from high school, Kevin Garnett played in his first NBA playoff game. A year later, he was a starter in basketball's prestigious All-Star game. With talent and determination, this dynamic young man from South Carolina easily made the leap from playing basketball with high school kids to playing with the best players in the world. "Da Kid, " as fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves quickly nicknamed him, plays with power and enthusiasm -- and his exciting play and outgoing personality have made him a fan favorite throughout the NBA. Read this fast-paced biography to find out how Kevin has energized a team.

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John Albert Torres is a freelance sports writer. He enjoys coaching his son's little league baseball team, fishing, playing basketball and spending time with his family.