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A team source said that forward Kevin Garnett, who missed his seventh consecutive game with inflammation in his left ankle, is expected to return to action Friday against the Cavaliers.
“Yeah, I guess. I don’t even know,” Rivers said when asked if Garnett would play this week. “Honestly, I haven’t asked one question about it.”
The initial prognosis, made by the team March 25, was that Garnett would miss two weeks.
“Whatever it is, it’s probably coming up and he’ll play,” Rivers said of Garnett’s timeframe for a possible return.
Kevin Garnett last played Friday, March 22 vs the Dallas Mavericks. While it seems like an eternity, he’s been off the court for 7 games and two weeks.
The Celtics are 3-4 in that stretch. They’ve given up 100+ points in 5 of those 7 games.
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