Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 5/7/13
A significant, but somewhat overlooked development in the wake of the Boston Celtics season-ending loss to the New York Knicks Friday night is the news that Kevin Garnett is likely to undergo surgery on both ankles during the offseason. One of the key questions facing GM Danny Ainge is whether or not Garnett plans to come back for a 19th season. Surgery and the ensuing rehab would almost certainly have an impact on the decision. In her excellent ESPNBoston piece on the future of the Celtics this past Saturday, Jackie MacMullan indicated that: Team sources said KG might undergo offseason surgery to shave down the bone spurs in his ankles, an operation that is not viewed as a major procedure. It is unclear whether the procedure referenced by the team sources is the same arthroscopic surgery that Ray Allen underwent on both of his ankles in the summer of 2007 before joining the Celtics. Allen spent three weeks in walking boots after his procedure but was ready for the opening of traini...
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