Q&A: Former Timberwolf Gary Trent Sr. on his son’s success with the Toronto Raptors
Former NBA forward and Twin Cities resident Gary Trent Sr. spoke with KSTP Sports about his son’s professional success with Wolves and whether Kevin Garnett’s No. 21 will ever be hanging from the rafters of the Target Center.
Gary Trent Jr. and his Toronto Raptors team take on the Timberwolves in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday night.
Trent Jr., 23, had a recent streak where he topped 30 points in four straight games, then last week in a win at Houston he scored 42 points.
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Trent Sr’s son was traded to the Raptors a year ago along with Rodney Hood in exchange for Norman Powell. Trent Jr. was rewarded by the Raptors over the summer with a three-year, $54 million deal.
Trent Jr.’s career has reached new heights this season. He’s averaging a career-best 18.3 points while shooting 43% from the field and 39.7% from deep in Toronto.
Thirty. Jr. played part of his high school career for Apple Valley before moving to Duke.