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After watching the New York Knicks mow down the Boston Celtics 100-85 at TD Garden on Tuesday night, it was painfully obvious what transpired for the beleaguered home team: No KG, no fun.
No chance, either.
We’ve been told Kevin Garnett will be gone for the next two weeks because of an injury to his ankle — or his foot. If it sounds murky, that’s because it is.
ESPN Boston: Boston Celtics can’t compete without Kevin Garnett’s fire
Lets face it, lets all get out of our imaginary land and back into reality land. This is not 2009 where the Celtics can still have a legitimate chance at making a run despite losing Kevin Garnett for the season due to knee injury. This isn’t 2010 where despite losing Kendrick Perkins in Game 5, they still had a chance. This is 2013 now, Kevin Garnett is hurt, and without him the Celtics don
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The Boston Celtics are pretty well locked into the playoffs. It would take a monumental collapse and a historic run by the Philadelphia 76ers for Boston to drop out of the postseason picture. Yet, it's still tough to have their best player sitting on the bench. Kevin Garnett will miss the next two weeks because of ankle inflammation.Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston says Garnett...
Kevin Garnett will need healthy legs if the Celtics are to have any chance at advancing in the playoffs, so the team is taking every precaution with his troublesome left ankle.
Garnett, who has missed three of the Celtics’ last five games, is unlikely to play Tuesday against the Knicks, Celtics coach Doc Rivers told reporters at practice on Monday. Celtics president of basketball...
An MRI on Kevin Garnett’s left foot showed swelling in his ankle, and he is officially listed as doubtful for Tuesday’s game against the Knicks. According to Coach Doc Rivers, K.G. hurt his foot during Friday’s loss at Dallas, and it’s possible that the Celtics’ defensive leader will miss at least the next four or five games.
Rivers told the Boston Globe, “Whatever [management...
The Boston Celtics quest to gain a more beneficial position in the Eastern Conference standings has hit a snag as it’s being reported that Kevin Garnett will be sidelined due to injury.
According to Chris Forsberg of ESPN, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, made it known that Garnett will rest his injured ankle so that he can be healthy for the playoffs....
The wear and tear of age is getting the best of veteran Kevin Garnett.
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge has gone on the record stating that Garnett will miss two weeks in the team’s crucial stretch run towards the post season.
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From Gary Washburn and Scott Souza on twitter.
Doc says KG doubtful for Tuesday, while Lee is probable #celtics #knicks
— gary washburn (@GwashNBAGlobe) March 25, 2013
#Celtics coach Doc Rivers: Courtney Lee not practicing today, but more optimistic about playing tomorrow vs. #Knicks
— Scott Souza (@scott_souza) March 25, 2013
Lee coming back is obviously good news, but...
Danny Ainge joined WEEI on Thursday. In their weekly discussion, Ainge was asked about Kevin Garnett's health. "It's much better today than it was yesterday and I think he just could use some rest. On top of that, KG has just little nicks, bumps and bruises that could use some healing time. He's got a sore calf muscle as well. It's just good for him to take some...
BOSTON — Avery Bradley did not try to pinpoint any one area in which things went wrong for the Celtics on Tuesday.
Neither a massive disparity in second-chance points nor the Celtics’ carelessness with the basketball was the first reason provided by the third-year guard when he was asked the open-ended question of how a competitive game unraveled so quickly.
“We weren’t playing...
From the Celtics official twitter feed:
Courtney Lee and Kevin Garnett both did not make the trip to Cleveland for tonight's game vs. the Cavs.
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) March 27, 2013
I think Lee's absence has been hurting the C's more than most people would expect. While Jordan Crawford did score 14 points in a team high 41 minutes last night, he also had...
Here's Doc Rivers' interview from today's practice. Doc talks injuries, the Knicks, and getting the Celtics back on track.
Video courtesy of Mike Petraglia.
Here's Ainge on Kevin Garnett's injury:
"I'll guess two weeks, just because we want to make sure he's really ready" Ainge said of Garnett's recovery timeline. I think it happened in...
Bob Cousy, #14
After spending the past two weeks in the #9 position, a four game losing streak has dropped the Celtics five spots, all the way down to #14 in Marc Stein's NBA power rankings for ESPN. With the news just out that Kevin Garnett will likely miss some time (Doc said 4-5 games wouldn't surprise him), Stein probably wishes he had Boston even lower.
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Knicks (42-26) @ Celtics (36-33)
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Tonight, the Knicks are in Beantown facing a Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo-less Celtics team. Meanwhile, the Knicks still have their own injury woes to contend with. Word is, Tyson Chandler will likely miss tonight’s game despite participating in the team’s shootaround this morning. Yet, regardless...
Despite the bitter playoff losses Celtics fans have suffered over the last 4 years, there's one thing we too often forget: this was only supposed to be a 3 year run. When Danny Ainge first assembled the Hall of Fame trio in Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, and Ray Allen, the sporting world erupted in excitement over the sweeping "all-in" move. Apparently sacrificing the...
The Boston Celtics snapped their 5 game losing streak on Wednesday night against Cleveland, thanks to a game-winning layup from Jeff Green. Brandon Bass led the Celtics in scoring with 22 points, and Paul Pierce flirted with a triple-double, notching 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 8 assists. Boston was without Kevin Garnett and Courtney Lee, who were both sidelined with injuries.