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

Minnesota Timberwolves star Kevin Garnett, right, and head coach Flip Saunders hold up Garnett's jersey after he was 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 never wanted to leave Minnesota when the Timberwolves traded him to Boston nearly eight years ago, never wanted to jump from a sinking Celtics ship before Paul Pierce convinced him to follow him to Brooklyn two years ago.

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Harden’s triple-double helps Rockets over Wolves, 113-102

Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins, left, is pressured by Houston Rockets' James Harden in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his second triple-double this season, leading the Houston Rockets to a 113-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night.

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Wolves release 1,000 more seats for Garnett’s return

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves have released an additional 1,000 tickets for Kevin Garnett’s return.

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