Kevin Garnett: KG Will Have a Better Season Than He Had Last Year

Derrick MorrisContributor ISeptember 14, 2010

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 17:  Kevin Garnett #5 of the Boston Celtics moves the ball while taking on the Los Angeles Lakers in Game Seven of the 2010 NBA Finals at Staples Center on June 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  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 Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
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Kevin Garnett, the heart- and- soul of the Boston Celtics, will have a better season than he did last year. Sidelined by a knee injury during the 2008-2009 NBA season Garnett and the Celtics Management elected that he sit out, and fully recover from the injury. Being the leader that Garnett is, during the 2009 NBA playoffs he gave all he could, emotionally, to help his team reach their goal. Though the Celtics fell short of their mark in 2009, during the 2010 Playoffs Garnett was physically able to participate and help the Celtics reach the NBA finals for second time in three years.  But anything less than a championship is a disappointment for Garnett and Celtics. There is no doubt that Garnett is doing whatever it takes to give his team another shot at victory next year.

Garnett is perhaps the least talked about Boston Celtic during this hectic off-season. This is because Garnett has been working out and taking time to get closer to the level of play he was playing two seasons ago before the knee injury. Although Garnett’s game will never be as explosive, he is a professional and will learn how to get things done with his new NBA body.

But don’t get it twisted this new NBA body averaged 15.0 points and 7.4 rebounds in the playoffs last season. With the game 7 loss the Lakers, Garnett gains some new found motivation. So don’t be surprised if we see a more explosive KG next season along with the competitor that we are all use to.


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