Garnett back in lineup for game vs. Portland Comment Email Print Share By Chris Forsberg ESPNBoston.com Archive
Celtics coach Doc Rivers confirmed that forward Kevin Garnett will return to the starting lineup Friday night after a 10-game absence.
"He looked great -- he looked good today, this morning, yesterday during his little workout with the guys," said Rivers. "So he's good."
Rivers also indicated there would be no minute restriction on Garnett; instead, the team will allow him to gauge how he feels on the court.
"There's no minute restriction, we'll go more by his endurance, how he feels on the floor," said Rivers. "As far as the knee, we're not concerned by that.
"He's been running for a good week, week-and-a-half, so he does have some conditioning. But obviously it's not basketball condition. You can work out all you want, but the adrenaline and intensity, it's different when you play a real game. We'll find that out."
jrmzt: just a reminder. draft starts in 20 minutes
Aug 31, 2013 20:36:41 GMT -5
thirstyboots18: I really dislike the way superlatives are thrown around. The official Celtics site has called Antoine Walker a "legend"?????
Sept 5, 2013 11:09:18 GMT -5
jrmzt: i agree thirsty. if walker is a legend, what does that make larry legend? it hides the clear distinction between true legends and above avg players
Sept 5, 2013 11:15:23 GMT -5
L o Y a L i S t: SOme of those Paul Pierce/Antoine Walker games were legend back in the day, but I agree Walker isnt a legend in the sense of the word. Career avgs of 17.5ppg on 41%FG and 33%3pt with 63%FT adding 7.7rpg, 3.5apg, almost 3 TO's is not legend
Sept 5, 2013 12:43:25 GMT -5
FLCeltsFan: And he shot 3's because there are no 4's
Sept 5, 2013 20:49:25 GMT -5