Though Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge will give Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett as much time away from the game before making a decision on their respective futures, Ainge anticipates both to return for the 2013-14 season.
According to ESPN Boston:
Pressed further on what he believes Rivers will do next season, Ainge added, “I think Doc will be coaching the Boston Celtics.”
When the conversation swung to Garnett, Ainge said he approaches that situation very similarly to the way he does Rivers.
“I do the same thing as I do with Doc: I give him some time away and I’ll touch base with KG probably sometime next week,” Ainge said. “He’s put so much into the game, he invests as much as any player I’ve ever seen. And he just needs time to chill and contemplate his life and then we’ll talk at some future time. But I do anticipate that KG will play. Just like I did last year, I feel the same this year. I don’t know for sure, but we’ll know more in the next couple w...