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Kevin Garnett has terrorized opposing defenses and is rallying the troops together on this Celtics team.
Kevin Garnett continues to add to his storied career.
In the Celtics game against the Lakers, Garnett surpassed the 25,000-point mark with a 15-point performance.
Garnett joked after the game about reaching that milestone.
According to ESPN.com's recap, Garnett said, "Some day when I'm rocking in a rocking chair having a cigar and thinking what I've done, I'm sure it'll make some sense to me, (but) the first priority was the Lakers."
Garnett always remains focused on the immediate goal, which is winning basketball games and making a playoff push.
Clearly Garnett's leadership and focus on playing basketball and winning games is showing. Since Rondo's injury, Garnett is averaging 21.3 points per game on 55 percent shooting and 9.7 rebounds per game.
In the recent seven-game streak, Garnett has looked rejuvenated and as confident as ever. His increased level of play brings back memories of the 2008 NBA championship and his days with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Garnett is elevating this Celtics team in their time of need.
With Garnett playing this effectively, the Celtics can ride him to more success.