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Chip Scoggins: Be realistic about what KG brings to Wolves' table

Kevin Garnett's return to the Timberwolves has long been a foregone conclusion, even with his disappearance last season. News of his new $8 million salary brought some sticker shock, though. The Wolves signed off on a two-year, $16 million contract for a 39-year-old who played only five games in his return to town and has grinded out more than 55,000 minutes of NBA basketball. Like others, my initial reaction was, $8 million a year? Seriously? At first blush, that pact seems foolhardy. Garnett is bound for the Hall of Fame, but his on-court production doesn't match that dollar figure at this stage of his career. This represents a legacy deal as much as anything, a nod to...

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