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According to Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears, "Celtics Kevin Garnett won't receive suspension or fine for physical incident with Knicks Billy Walker, NBA says." (Just in case you missed the video from the altercation, click here). Consider this a belated Christmas gift from the NBA, especially if the Celtics are without Pietrus and Pierce for Tuesday's game with the Miami Heat. Sherrod Blakely from Comcast Sports Net New England says that Pietrus will not be joining the team in Miami, and Pierce is still a question mark. So the lack of a KG suspension is music to any Celtics' fans ears.
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