Kevin Garnett’s No. 5 will be retired by the Celtics, the team announced on Thursday.
In a press release, the Celtics said Garnett’s jersey will be sent to the rafters of the TD Garden during the 2020-2021 season.
“I’m honored and thankful to have my number retired with the Celtics,” Garnett said in the statement. “I will always have immense respect and appreciation for ownership, Danny Ainge, Doc Rivers, my past teammates and Celtic Nation!”
He appeared in 396 games with the Celtics and averaged 15.7 points, 8.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks in 30.9 minutes per game.