A Fully Healthy Kevin Garnett Is Ready To Lead the Boston Celtics to the Finals

December 9th, 2010 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
Kevin Garnett is one of the last of a dying breed: someone who gives every ounce of energy they have on every play, every night.

The intensity he plays with and the passion he brings to both ends of the floor is contagious to everyone around him, teammates and fans alike.

When the Boston Celtics lost Kevin Garnett for the season in 2009 prior to the playoffs, there was little hope of returning to the Finals.

Garnett is the leader on the floor, and his emotional play raises every the energy of his teammates. The Celtics medical staff knew his knee injury suffered in 2009 against Utah would need at least a year to fully heal.

While Garnett was able to play nearly a full season last year, he was clearly not the same player. He moved slower, took too many jump shots, got out fought for rebounds and just simply wasn't explosive enough.

Nearly two years since his knee injury, Garnett is has regained his all-star form and is a major reason why the Celtics are the best team in the East—and perhaps the entire NBA.

Doc Rivers is not afraid to let Garnett finish games this season, even when a win is not important on ...

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