The 2000’s ushered in one of the greatest draft classes in NBA history that featured LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and others. From the early 1990’s, their were still great players to play in the 2000 era, like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal and Steve Nash just to name a few. Let’s get into the countdown of the five best players of the 2000’s era.
#5 Kevin Garnett
Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets
You know Kevin Garnett for his trash talking, his intensity, and his ability to get any crowd fired up at any given moment. While he may not be that great anymore, his greatness is still not forgot. Garnett won the MVP in 2004, won Defensive Player of the Year in 2008 (anything is possible), and a member of multiple all-NBA teams and all-NBA defensive teams. Kevin Garnett is now mentoring the next him in Minnesota potential him if he gets through to him in Karl-Anthony Towns.