It's getting close to panic time without KG.
Yesterday we heard from Doc Rivers that Kevin Garnett was "feeling a lot better" and that he was "fine." Most importantly, Doc said "If we were in the playoffs tonight, Kevin would absolutely be playing." Well, last night wasn't the playoffs, and the KG/Pierce-less Celtics dropped another game to a bad team. They gave up 110 points to the Timberwolves, and lost by 10 despite shooting 52% from the field.
In the last 6 games that Garnett has missed, Celtics opponents have averaged 104.5 points per game. During that stretch the C's have held just one team (the Cavs, in a 93-92 win) under 100, and Boston is 2-4 overall. In their lone impressive victory (at home vs the Hawks) they still allowed 107 points to Atlanta, but managed to shoot 54.2% on the way to scoring 118 themselves.
The C's defense without Garnett is horrible, and they need him back sooner rather than later. Boston's lead over Milwaukee for the 7th seed has been trimm...