Top 10 NBA Players From Chicago Area

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2. Kevin Garnett, Farragut (Chicago), Class of 1995

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Garnett played just one high school season in Chicago, but he left a lasting mark. He and Ronnie Fields teamed together at Farragut for the 1994-95 season and packed gyms wherever they played. Garnett was a McDonald's All-American and was named Illinois Mr. Basketball. He entered the NBA draft straight from high school and was selected No. 5 overall by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He was the 2003-04 NBA MVP and is a 14-time All-Star selection. He's won one NBA title.