Boston Celtics Kevin Garnett and Rajon Rondo Make a Case For Team MVP

January 7th, 2011 by Frances White Leave a reply »
The Celtics are proving that they are a complete team.  They started out the year knowing that their starting center Kendrick Perkins would not be available.  In spite of all the injuries, they figured as long as Kevin Garnett was healthy they could keep their swagger and dominance in the Eastern Conference.

The lone stalwarts this season were the original "Big Three" off Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen.  As a result, Boston sat atop the Eastern Conference with the Miami Heat feasting on mostly below .500 teams charging toward them.  Rajon Rondo had succumbed to foot and ankle problems forcing Pierce to do his best Rondo impression while K.G.'s defensive doggedness kept the whole team on point. 

All that was put in doubt when K.G. came up limping after a routine dunk; he was diagnosed with a strained calf muscle.  Ordinarily the team would take it in stride, except the injury occurred on the same surgically repaired leg. Celtics faithful could not be blamed for having a deja vu moment. 

While we wait for the outcome of Garnett's latest injury there is one pressing question that ...

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