Celts are looking good so far…
Originally posted on The New Liberator:
Mauldin (Greenville County)
Professional (NBA) basketball player – Power forward
(May 19, 1976)
Kevin Garnett was born in Greenville to Shirley Garnett and O’Lewis McCullough (who his mother never married). Shirley later married and divorced Ernest Irby. Garnett has two sisters, one older (by six years) one younger: Sonya and Ashley, respectively. His half-brother, Louis McCullough, played basketball for the ABA’s Syracuse Raging Bullz.
Garnett, or “KG” to his fans, is notable for his rise to stardom emerging as a high school pro draftee – first with the Mauldin High School Maverick and, then with the Farragut Career Academy Admiral (named after Civil War naval hero Admiral David Glasgow Farragut) in Chicago – to a star player with the storied Boston Celtics basketball team’s as part of “Big Three” combo of Paul Pierce (forward), and Dalzell, South Carolina native Ray Allen (guard) who in 1993 led…
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