On Tuesday, Adebayo reminded fans on Twitter how dominant Garnett was during his playing days.
— 13am Adebayo💥 (@Bam1of1) April 7, 2020
Garnett, 43, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame on Saturday.
He was one of the best defensive generals and trash-talkers of his generation.
Furthermore, the 2008 NBA champion earned a plethora of accolades throughout his career. Garnett won the MVP award in 2004, was named the 2008 Defensive Player of the Year and notched 15 All-Star appearances.
As for Adebayo, he is beginning to carve out a path similar to that of Garnett.
The big man is having the best season of his three-year career. As a matter of fact, he is averaging career-highs across the board.
The 22-year-old is posting 16.2 points, 10.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game this season.