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Your Morning Dump… Where Kevin Garnett’s health is the biggest question mark

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A league source told that the biggest factor in Garnett’s return will be his health, and whether the perennial All-Star feels he can still compete at a level he is accustomed to.

“If his body isn’t where he wants it to be, Paul’s return is a moot point of discussion,” the source said.

Ainge said he has not spoken with Garnett or his representatives about the future Hall of Famer’s future, nor have Ainge and the C’s made a decision on whether Pierce will be back, bought out, or traded.


The last word about Garnett’s health was that surgery would not be necessary to treat the bone spurs in his ankle.

As I’ve said before, KG can still be an impact player for 20-25 minutes per game. His leadership skills are irreplaceable. If Garnett can shake the nagging injuries that hampered him this season (and there’s no reason to believe he won’t recover), then I see him coming back for another season.

As for all the speculation about Paul Pierce, Danny Ainge offered this:

“Nothing surprises me,” Ainge told “I’ll just let speculation continue.”

Thanks, Danny.

I don’t believe Ainge knows what direction he will take on Paul Pierce.

He’s testing the trade market. If there’s an offer he can’t refuse, Ainge will pull the trigger.

I’m still hopeful the Celtics can buyout Pierce and find a creative way to re-sign him.

The rest of the links:

Herald – Steven Adams could be a big help | CSNNE – Celtics draft prospects on the move

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  • KGino

    I would love to be a voice in KGs head as he runs on the Malibu Beach sand at the ass crack of dawn contemplating his future with the Cs

  • adam

    the one thing that bothers me about “surgery” is not required. I’m no surgeon and don’t know how bone spurs work but my biggest concern is KG rests his ankle and its fine for the first half of the season. But with every game he wears it down and by the end of the season his bone spurs in his ankle are hurting again.