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Kevin Garnett: Guaranteed Celtics' Championships in 2010 and 2011

BOSTON - NOVEMBER 26: Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics goes through his pregame ritual of screaming before the tipoff against the Golden State Warriors on November 26,2008 at TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Nick GelsoCorrespondent IJune 4, 2009

Kevin Garnett is obviously starting to feel better after surgery to remove bone spurs in his right knee.

According to, on the eve of the NBA Finals, The Big Ticket guaranteed Celtics' championships in 2010 and 2011.

Team Owner Wyc Grousbeck told, "I talked to [Garnett] and he guaranteed the championship in 2010 and 2011. He was as fired up as he has ever been."

Garnett is expected to be ready for training camp in September.

In other news, Ray Allen confirmed he had a hamstring strain during the Eastern Conference semifinal series against Orlando.

Allen told, "It was something I had to deal with."

Allen didn't discuss his injury during the playoffs because he did not considered the injury serious enough to mention.


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