- Green Street - http://greenstreet.weei.com -

Kevin Garnett doubtful for Wednesday against the Kings

Posted By Paul Flannery On January 11, 2011 @ 3:08 pm In General | 1 Comment

[1]

Kevin Garnett is likely to remain out on Wednesday. (AP)

WALTHAM — Celtics forward Kevin Garnett did not take part in his team’s practice on Tuesday, and it is unlikely that he will play on Wednesday when the Celtics are scheduled to host Sacramento.

He’s just not ready yet,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “He’s close, very close. I think he wants to play but I just don’t think he should play yet.”

The Celtics won’t have a shootaround before Wednesday’s game, which is another indication that Garnett won’t play against the Kings. “I doubt he plays. There’s a chance but I doubt it,” said Rivers, who called Garnett day-to-day.

Garnett has been out since suffering a left calf strain against the Pistons on Dec. 29. Including that contest, the Celtics are 4-4 without Garnett, and his absence was felt acutely by teammates [2] during their 108-102 loss to the Rockets on Monday.

In 30 games this year, Garnett is averaging 15.0 points and 9.5 boards a game while shooting a career-best 53.9 percent from the floor.


Article printed from Green Street: http://greenstreet.weei.com

URL to article: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/01/11/kevin-garnett-doubtful-for-wednesday-against-the-kings/

URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2010/05/18/garnetts-tough-cover/celtics-magic-basketball/

[2] was felt acutely by teammates: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/01/11/the-three-pointer-celtics-aching-for-kevin-garnett/

[3] > Kevin Garnett doubtful for Wednesday against the Kings" data-url="http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2011/01/11/kevin-garnett-doubtful-for-wednesday-against-the-kings/">Tweet: http://twitter.com/share

[4]  : #disqus_thread

Copyright © 2014 WEEI.com. All rights reserved.