Former NBA player Kevin Garnett has filed a federal malpractice lawsuit against his accountant Michael Wertheim, alleging that he helped KG's wealth manager Charles A. Banks IV steal $77 million from him.
The suit claims that the accountant possessed actual knowledge that Banks was helping himself to millions of dollars of Garnett’s money and did nothing about it over the course of several years.
The case is being heard in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis.
Kevin Garnett is 42 years old and retired in 2016 after a 21-season career in the NBA, which included spells with the Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics, and Brooklyn Nets.
KG is reported to have earned salary totalling $326 million over the course of his career.