Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 3/31/14
Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett is anticipating to make a return on April 8th or 9th, according to Rod Boone on Twitter. Garnett has missed the last 16 games due to back issues.Looking down on Nets schedule, it is likely he will return for their big matchup on the 8th in Miami, but right now that is only speculation. Since he last played on February 27th, the Nets have gone 12-4 and boosted themselves up to the fifth seed in the East.Wikimedia CommonsCoach Jason Kidd has done a great job in steering the ship since their horrible start to the season. He knows the importance of health, and keeping his All-Star power forward ready for the playoffs will be his number one priority.Rookie Mason Plumlee has stepped up and put in solid minutes in Garnett's absence. In the month of March he is averaging 7.3 points and 6.0 rebounds on 63 percent shooting from field in 21.1 minutes per game.The Nets (39-33) are currently second in the Atlantic Division, two-and-a-half games behind th...
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