How Kevin Garnett made $327 million to become the highest-paid player in NBA history

Kevin Garnett
Kevin Garnett has a lot to smile about. AP

Kevin Garnett has signed a contract to return to the Minnesota Timberwolves on a two-year deal that will increase his career earnings to $US343.4 million, the most in NBA history.

Garnett has never been considered one of the five or 10 best players of all time, but he has used talent and some good fortune to make nearly $US330 million and counting.

Let’s take a look at how more than once, Garnett was just the right player, in the right place, at the right time.

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