A nice 8 vs 9 matchup featuring Mariano Rivera and Kevin Garnett.
- Career Stats: 68-49 record, ERA of 2.29, 934 strikeouts and 482 saves
- 9-time All-Star and 4-time World Series Champ (World Series MVP in ’99)
- 4-time AL Rolaids Relief Man of the Year and 2-time DHL Delivery Man of the Year
- Holds MLB record for postseason ERA and postseason saves. He is also second in regular season saves with 482. For a list of other records, click here.
- His signature pitch, the cutter, is almost impossible to hit.
- 11-time All Star (All Star game MVP in 2003), 9-time member of the All-NBA and All-Defensive teams.
- NBA MVP in 2004 and NBA Defensive Player of the Year in 2008
- Won the NBA Championship in ’08 with the Celtics. That season he led the greatest turnaround in NBA history. The trio of Garnett, Pierce, and Allen may be the best in NBA history.
- Won a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics
- He’s on top of the world. He also made his teammate cry.
Two great players to analyze here. Since ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE, i will be choosing Garnett. They’re even, and I hate the Yankees, so, uh, yeah.