If you’re anything like John and myself, you’ve remained calm and sensible about Kevin Garnett’s foot injury.
In her latest column, ESPN Boston’s Jackie MacMullan reminds us that Garnett is battling bone spurs. And she uses an adjective that strikes fear in my heart – painful.
KG, the centerpiece of the team’s defensive soul, is battling a minor hip injury and painful bone spurs that appear to float between his foot and ankle. Team sources confirmed Thursday they remain a hindrance to Garnett, but he will play in Game 3, buoyed by the 18,000 plus disciples who will delight as he lathers himself into a proper pregame Garden froth.
Yikes. If there’s anything we learned from KG’s injury in 2009, it’s that bone spurs just don’t go away.
Before you vomit up breakfast, take solace in this fact:
Since Garnett joined the Celtics, the team is a perfect 13-0 in home playoff games following a road loss in the same postseason, according to research by ESPN Stats & Information. Garnett’s num...