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Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

Minnesota Timberwolves’ Kevin Garnett is introduced in the starting lineup before the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. It was Garnett's first game back with the Timberwolves after he waived his no-trade clause with the Brooklyn Nets to return to Minnesota where he played 12 years. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — His first game in a Timberwolves uniform in nearly eight years was 30 minutes away, and Kevin Garnett was bouncing off the walls in the locker room he called home for 12 years.

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Paul Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) is helped off the court by Kevin Seraphin, left, and Nene (42), of Brazil, after an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Washington. The Warriors won 114-107. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee.

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Wild swap minority owners

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild have swapped minority owners, with Chicago financier Matthew Hulsizer replacing New York hedge fund manager Philip Falcone on majority owner Craig Leopold’s board of directors.

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KG returns to Minnesota as player, wants to stay as owner

Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett takes questions as he is re-introduced by the NBA Timberwolves basketball team during a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Minneapolis. Garnett waived his no-trade clause with the Brooklyn Nets to return to Minnesota. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Garnett left Minnesota in 2007 as a two-way force of nature on the court, the kind of player capable of swinging the balance of power in a given conference nearly all by himself.

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Wild acquire Bergenheim from Panthers for 3rd-round pick

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild acquired Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim on Tuesday in exchange for a 2016 third-round draft choice.

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