Found February 22, 2012 on ESPN:
The Celtics will welcome Kevin Garnett back to the floor for Wednesday's game against the Thunder, but they will be without big men Jermaine O'Neal (sprained left wrist) and Chris Wilcox (right adductor strain), according to the team.

Celtics shopping for big men

The Boston Celtics are in the market for big men. Centers Jermain O'Neal and Chris Wilcox both missed Wednesday's loss at Oklahoma City and may not be available after the All-Star break. Both players flew back to Boston to have their injuries evaluated. O'Neal suffered a sprained left wrist and Wilcox a strained right groin in Monday's loss at Dallas. O'Neal...

Kevin Garnett back, Wilcox and O'Neal out tonight vs OKC

According to Rotoworld, Jermaine O'Neal will sit out tonight when the Celtics take on the Thunder in Oklahoma City. O'Neal injured his wrist while taking a charge in Monday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks. Rookie Greg Stiemsma is expected to start in his place. Chris Wilcox will also be out tonight after suffering a groin injury on Monday night. Even with...

Kevin Garnett expected to return to the Celtics lineup tonight

The Boston Celtics should finally get a little help turning their recent misfortunes around as Kevin Garnett is expected to return to the lineup for tonight's game against Oklahoma City, according to Doc Rivers. (Boston Herald) "We just have to get our guys back," coach Doc Rivers said. "The season is long. Who wants to be a game under .500 going into ...

Oakley rips Garnett, Barkley

No one ever questioned Charles Oakley's toughness during his 19-year NBA career. But that isn't stopping him from criticizing others. Oakley appeared on The Jim Rome Show on Tuesday, and he had plenty to say about Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, among others. The longtime Knicks big man said that he doesn't consider KG to be as tough as he wants other players to believe...

Charles Oakley calls Kevin Garnett ‘one of the weakest guys to ever play the game’

I really don’t feel like discussing “Kevin Garnett, tough guy or fake tough guy” again (you can read my thoughts on that matter here) but Charles Oakley made some bold comments regarding Garnett that probably deserve mentioning.  (Larry Brown Sports)“Garnett left Minnesota and hollered and screamed and all that but hes not a tough guy,” Oakley said as Sports Talk Network...

Your Morning Dump... A positive spin to the Celtics season

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In a condensed season, an experienced team like the Celtics just wants to survive the regular season and get a decent seed in the playoffs. And though it hasn't been pretty (they've cracked the 100...

Charles Oakley says Kevin Garnett’s weak, not tough

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Boston Getting Beat Down!

Kevin Garnett is fading fast.Despite being a lifelong Boston Celtics fanatic, I think the state of the C’s right now is quite funny!I know that may not sound right, but I’m sorry … I’m just blown away at the fact that Doc Rivers and President Danny Ainge have let the aging team reach its current state.I mean, how obvious is it that the Celtics are as slow as a damn turtle...

Charles Oakley rips into Garnett, Barkley and Perkins all at once for being soft

A great player but not enough to win a championship. Charles Oakley was one of the most physical power forwards when he used to play back in the day, but now he has turned his attention to other players. Basically he would like to point out that Kevin Garnett isn't as tough as Garnett would like everybody to believe. Just a whole lot of screaming and yelling with nothing...

Recap: Celtics leave OKC with a moral victory

I didn't watch enough of this game to offer legitimate analysis, but I will give the Celtics a boat load of credit for cutting a 27-point deficit (83-56 with 6:35 remaining in 3rd quarter) to 6 points late in the 4th quarter. The Celtics had two sloppy turnovers (Pietrus bad pass and KG's drop) that squelched the comeback. OKC ran away with it 119-104. Avery Bradley...

Don't expect Danny Ainge to blow the Celtics up at the trade deadline

With the Boston Celtics losing six of their last seven games and falling back under .500 comes the inevitable call from anyone with an opinion to get rid of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, the team trainer and the head of the public relations department. The "blow the team up" rallies, which disappeared when the Celtics were on their winning streak...

Thunder 119, Celtics 104

Russell Westbrook scored 31 points, Kevin Durant added 28 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Boston Celtics 119-104 on Wednesday night for their 11th straight win at home. Kevin Garnett's return after a two-game absence wasn't enough to lift the Celtics, who were still without point guard Rajon Rondo as he served the second game of a two-game suspension. Paul Pierce...

Charles Oakley says Kevin Garnett is a fake tough guy and Charles Barkley is a fraud

Former NBA player Charles Oakley’s reputation in the NBA was legendary. Some of the thug-nificant off court alleged incidents are even crazier. Oakley has never been known to hold his tongue so you know his recent radio interview with Jim Rome is absolutely full of quotables. Oakley shared his thoughts on Kevin Garnett (he’s not a [...]

Celtics-Thunder Preview

When the NBA's condensed schedule was released, one spot for the Oklahoma City Thunder to circle seemed to be a back-to-back home stretch against the league's premier historical powerhouses. Given the current state of the Boston Celtics, the Thunder's biggest obstacle might be looking ahead. The Thunder go for their 11th consecutive home win Wednesday night against...
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