What a sad day it is for basketball, Kevin Garnett aka the Big Ticket is going to retire today. The best trash talker of all time will never step on the court, the worst part being we had no preparation for it. Don't get me wrong retirement tours are over the top and are just annoying to deal with, but at least give us a little heads up as to whether or not you think this might be your last game so we can come together to appreciate you one last time. I guess that's just KG way though, he didn't care for the glitz and glamour of stardom he was just himself, and he certainly didn't care what anyone else thought. I think that was the best quality of KG, he didn't give a single fuck, he just went out played basketball at 110%, and did whatever it took to win games. Some say his trash talk may have been over the top, well it was obviously in the other players heads if they felt the need to always talk about it after the game, advantage KG. KG was willing to do anything to get an edge and I respect that, I'm sure he ruined multiple players ego's with his exceptional ability to verbally abuse people. Let's not forget, he was also one of the best power forwards of all time. He came straight out of high school, he was 18 years old playing in the NBA, while the rest of could barely score 10 points in our local basketball leagues. He had silky smooth mid range J that gave every defender horrible nightmares because he could drain it on anybody no matter how smothering the defense was. His defensive ability was a scary presence on the court as well, he was able to switch onto to guards and stick with them, he would also welcome almost any big man to his block party multiple times a game. Kevin Garnett will be without a doubt a first ballot hall of famer. Here's just a few of the accomplishments he's earned over the course of his 22 seasons in the NBA.