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Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Posted on: December 29, 2010 8:28 pm
Edited on: December 29, 2010 10:13 pm
 
Kevin Garnett suffers right leg injury against Pistons Wednesday night.
Posted by Matt Moore
 


UPDATE 10:10 p.m. EST: Reports have surfaced and been confirmed that the injury is a calf injury. If you're a Celtics fan, you'll take the calf injury over a knee injury any day, pending the MRI results. 

UPDATE 9:16 p.m. EST: A Celtics team spokesman confirms to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com that the injury is to KG's lower right leg, not his knee. 

UPDATE: KG is scheduled for an MRI Thursday, and players are indicating it may not be as bad as it looked according to Celtics' play-by-play announcer on Twitter

UPDATE: X-Rays are negative on Kevin Garnett, meaning there's no fracture. He's still done for the night, but no fracture. MRI likely tomorrow. 

In the first quarter of the Celtics' game in Detroit, Kevin Garnett tried to lift off on a dunk attempt, grimaced in pain and came down on his leg gingerly. He was in so much pain he was forced to leave the floor. He was in significant pain on the sideline and eventually left for the locker room. Shortly thereafter, the Celtics announced he would not return. A wheelchair was requested in the locker room, but Garnett was said to be moving on his own power. He is currently headed for X-Rays . The Celtics have termed it a "right leg injury."

Garnett has had multiple knee surgeries throughout his career and missed the remainder of the 2009 season with a knee injury which opened the door for the Magic to take the East. The Celtics have been nearly unstoppable before losing to the Magic on Christmas, and injury has seemed to be the only thing that could stop them in their rampage. An injury to Kevin Garnett would be, quite simply, devastating.

The following image shows Garnett upon landing, and is courtesy of ESPN Boston on Twitter.



Here's video of the injury:


Comments

Since: Sep 27, 2006
Posted on: December 30, 2010 12:17 am
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Hopefully, KG will need micro-fracture surgery and never play again. Hopefully.


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Since: Jul 31, 2010
Posted on: December 29, 2010 11:32 pm
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Since: Jun 12, 2009
Posted on: December 29, 2010 11:24 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Boston Brawler:  Hey thanks for pointing something out to me.  I never realized what that turd's (CH46-NE10) nickname stood for.  I feel pretty stupid that I wasn't able to pull that one out on my own.  Thanks.  Duh...what a dummy I am.  Anyway, for the other dude that says I was a boil on a butt or something.  All I have to say to him is to tell his Mom to quit calling me.  It was a one night thing and I don't want to have to change my number.



Since: Dec 4, 2009
Posted on: December 29, 2010 11:09 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Ok, goodnight. I'm going to bed.
As far as the Celtics, Garnett has a calf injury that is not major.
He will miss some games and be back.
All I care is this team is healthy going into the playoffs.
We all know the C's turn it up 10 notches come playoff time.




Since: Nov 26, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2010 10:38 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Say good night now Celtics.  Good riddance Ch46-NE10.  The Celts are done.

@WarnertoHolt:

Well said, Boy-oh-Boy it feels good to be Celtics fan?  Too much Tracy McGrady tonight; 30 minutes =21 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assist. 



Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2010 10:21 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Warnertoholt living in a distorted reality brought on by all favorite teams losing to Boston teams. The only thing that is DONE here is your reputation for being a troll. Never anything good to say and you obsessively hang out in all Boston threads. Why is that? Secret fantasy of following all Boston teams. You are a fetid and festring boil on the buttocks of the world.



Since: Oct 27, 2006
Posted on: December 29, 2010 9:39 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Too funny.........WarnertoHolt your a rams fan, and you refer to the bears beating the pats!     HOW THE PATS- RAMS SUPERBOWL WORK OUT?????
LOSER



Since: May 28, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2010 9:34 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

Yeah dont count Boston out! We counted them out enough from 1989 to 2008! It doesn't look serious but we have to wait for the MRI. But I think the initial post was directed at the neighborhood troll Ch46Ne10! This cat probobly was nowhere to be found during the Celtics championship drought.



Since: May 3, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2010 9:25 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

get over the superbowl, warner to holt.  hahahahahahahaha



Since: Jan 15, 2008
Posted on: December 29, 2010 9:13 pm
 

Kevin Garnett injures leg, will not return

I'm not sure what that comment means. First off, the Celtics have made it deep into the playoffs without Garnett at 100 percent. So I don't think that is that much of a problem, especially since they are saying it is not a serious injury. Again, that comment did not make sense.


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