MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- There were a lot of Kevin Garnett jerseys inside FedExForum Saturday night. Kevin Garnett's was not one of them.
Garnett was one of four noticeable players missing from the Memphis and Boston starting lineups, along with Boston's Courtney Lee and Grizzlies starters Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol.
Randolph was in the doghouse after being late for shootaround. Gasol was on the end of the bench in street clothes after he re-aggravated an abdominal tear Friday at New Orleans. He got the injury on Mar. 6 and is day-to-day.
Memphis beat Boston 110-106 for its 10th straight home win, without their leader in blocks and free throw percentage. Gasol is second in scoring, assists and rebounds and was the only player to start every game this season.
In the thick of the West, Memphis (46-22) will have to learn to play without Gasol, an obvious team leader outside the stats. Teammates talked about losing Gasol as if they lost a girlfriend in high school.
"It's definitely toug...