After a couple of days of everyone, including us, talking about how bad the Celtics look when Kevin Garnett leaves the floor, Doc told his bench today that there’s no bailing them out with a change to KG’s minutes.
“No, no, I’m not going to let him do more. I’m going to play Kevin the same amount of minutes,” Rivers said. “With Paul, Rondo you can go anywhere but if we can’t win with him off the floor, we just won’t win. And I told our bench that. We’re going to play the minutes that I’m giving them. The bench will play the minutes they should get and if they’ve got to do something or we just won’t win. It’s that simple.”
I’m with ya, Doc. The absolute worst thing the Celtics can do at this point is increase KG’s minutes. Hell, I’m all for dropping them by a couple and letting these guys figure it out. Toss them into the deep end, and let them figure out how to swim.
Like I’ve said before, KG exists in a world where few others do… a world where the game moves at a