Boston Celtics Retire Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 Jersey

Celtics Retire Kevin Garnett's No. 5 Jersey

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BOSTON — Boston Celtics legend Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 jersey has been raised to the TD Garden rafters over a year later than planned.

The Celtics retired Garnett’s jersey following Sunday’s home game against the Dallas Mavericks.

The 15-time NBA All-Star, one of the catalysts of Boston’s 2007-2008 team that raised the franchise’s 17th championship banner, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2021.

This year, he’s been honored as a member of the NBA’s 75th anniversary team and written an intimate memoir that’s a national bestseller. Read more.

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