KG's Rookie Season
October 3, 1995
Yesterday the Minnesota Timberwolves officially welcomed Kevin Garnett. The 19-year-old signed a three-year contract worth about $4.6 million. Garnett, who bypassed college to enter the NBA draft, will earn $1.325 million this season, $1.554 million in 1996-97 and $1.757 million in 1997-98 according to the rookie wage scale established for the No. 5 pick in the new collective bargaining agreement.