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Kevin Garnett a winner in emotional return to Wolves

All the years he'd been gone and all the thunderous standing ovations he received when he returned to Target Center with the Celtics and Nets, and Kevin Garnett still never fully realized just how much the Minnesota fans loved the franchise's biggest star. Wearing that old No. 21 on his back for the first time in nearly eight years, Garnett's ears were finally open. And these Timberwolves fans who have suffered for so long since he was traded to Boston in 2007 unleashed a welcome home celebration so loud and so heartfelt that it finally hit home. Garnett made an ear-splitting return to Minnesota and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards...

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