This Unbelievable New York Times Article Is The Most #ThrowbackThursday Thing Ever


Where do we even start with this one? The New York Times archive has some absolute gems buried in there, and this quick recap of the 1995 McDonald's All American Game is up there with the best of them.



Teenage Kevin Garnett still not knowing if he'd go straight to the pros? His future Celtics teammate Paul Pierce lighting it up with 28 points? Some love for Brooklyn's own Starbury? This is incredible, and don't skip over the cameos from Ron Mercer and Shammgod Wells (also known as the man who taught Kobe how to do a crossover).

The article doesn't even mention Vince Carter, Chauncey Billups or Antawn Jamison, who also played. We've even tracked down some highlights, for those of you interested in seeing what a 18-year-old Kevin Garnett looked like:




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