Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 4/3/13
The Celtics two best players continue to miss time, and it's not a good thing. Kevin Garnett did not participate in today's shootaround. — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) April 3, 2013 Paul Pierce (personal reasons) did not participate in shoot around. He is considered a game-time decision for tonight. — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) April 3, 2013 There's only one surprise here, and it's Pierce. He apparently hurt his ankle against New York on Sunday. He sat out the next game against Minnesota, which turned into another Celtics loss. Those losses have been piling up with the injuries. They've gone 0-2 in the two recent games Pierce has missed and since Kevin Garnett first started missing time due to injury, the Celtics are 3-7. Yesterday, Doc stated pretty confidently that Pierce would play tonight and that he has only missed time due to "personal reasons". As Mike Dyer points to in the previous link, it could likely just be an excuse to give Paul Pierce some rest. If Pierce ...
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