KG steals show at 2003 All-Star Game
Feb. 9, 2003 - The first All-Star Game to go into double overtime became the Kevin Garnett show. The Minnesota Timberwolves forward scored a game-high 37 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the West to a 155-145 victory over the East in Atlanta and spoil Michael Jordan's last All-Star appearance.
Playing in his sixth All-Star Game, Garnett hit three straight jumpers and scored the first seven points of the second overtime. His dunk with 47 seconds remaining sealed the victory.
"I didn't want to be in a position where I was taking too many shots," said Garnett, who shot 17-for-24 from the field. "I never want to be perceived as a ball hog. It was a situation where I was either at the basket for a dunk or had a jumper."
Garnett's 37 were the fourth most in All-Star history and the highest since Jordan's 40 in 1988.
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