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Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he could tell that the 36-year-old Garnett hasn’t been the same since a triple-overtime victory over Denver on Feb. 10. Garnett played 47 minutes in that game.
The Celtics played in Charlotte the following night, and against Chicago two days later.
“I just think since that game, you can see he’s been tired,” Rivers said.
Garnett didn’t object when Rivers approached him about sitting out.
“He was fine with it, which told me it was the right thing,” Rivers said. “He didn’t put up a fight at all, and that tells you we were probably a game or two too late. We should have done it a game earlier.”
Globe – Garnett sits out to rest
Last night seemed like an odd time to rest KG considering he had played 5 minutes of basketball over the 5 day All-Star break. But who am I to question Doc Rivers or a