Found April 11, 2013 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Kevin Garnett spoke in his usual monotone, steadily breaking down the reasons for the Celtics’ listless loss to the Nets on Wednesday. His reserved demeanor did not hide his disappointment, however, not so much with his teammates as with himself. In his second game back after missing eight straight with soreness in his left foot, Garnett was clearly rusty. He missed six of his first seven shots before finding his way a bit in the second half, and during a break in the action in the third quarter there was a borderline shocking moment when Celtics coach Doc Rivers had to shout some defensive corrections at the veteran big man. Such mid-game instructions from Rivers are common, but not for Garnett, who is possibly one of the most technically flawless defenders in history. As Garnett struggled, his teammates for the most part hung back. The Celtics went the entire first half without attempting a free throw, a startling statistic that Paul Pierce found unacceptable at halftime....
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