Kevin Garnett was born in Greenville, South Carolina on May 19, 1976 to Shirley Garnett and O'Lewis McCullough. He got interested in basketball while in school. While in Mauldin High School, he played for three years until he was arrested for a racial fight in which he happened to be in the vicinity, although was not directly involved in the fight. He then moved to Farragut Career Academy in Chicago, Illinois to complete his senior year.
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