Garnett Returns As Celtics Edge Spurs On Road
Kevin Garnett played almost 15 minutes in his first action after missing 13 games with a strained knee.
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Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen played crucial roles in the Celtics’ comeback Friday night in San Antonio as they returned to the rotation. Garnett (10 points, four rebounds) helped the Celts catch the Spurs in the third and Allen (19 points) put them over the top with clutch shooting in the fourth as Boston edged the Spurs 80-77 Friday night.
Rajon Rondo played well in the backcourt, directing traffic, scoring 16 points and dishing out 12 assists. Glen Davis (five points) hit a basket with 5.7 seconds remaining to clinch the game for the Celtics.
The win keeps the Celtics in second place in the Eastern Conference in the race for playoff seeding.