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Loss Of Garnett Seriously Hurts Celtics Chances

Published by on April 16, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

According to Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, star forward Kevin Garnett is unlikely participate in the playoffs to support the Celtics defense of their 2008 title.  

I want to state this... first and foremost...I am a Celtics fan. A big time Celtics fan. And nothing would make me happier than a repeat championship. However, it's going to be a long road.

The knee injury that kept him out for the end of the regular season didn't heal quick enough, and now he's going to sit in the first round series, and possibly the whole first round. The coaching staff is only telling us game-by-game that he's not going to play...but it's obvious the title defense will be attempted without No. 5.

This is just anothe...

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