KG on the Learning Curve

College offered a lesson plan. But KG wanted on-the-job training instead.

Updated: April 17, 2003, 6:06 PM ET
By Kevin Garnett with Eric Adelson, ESPN The Magazine
In college, you learn the mechanics. You learn certain parts, you learn what the parts do. That's what college is: a classroom. In the NBA, you're given the job. You're given hands-on training. Here's the bolt, here's the screw. You get your hands dirty. College teaches. But I wanted the job.