Garnett shut down by Celtics
Kevin Garnett will not play msot of remaining regular season
Garnett first injured his right knee in a game vs. Jazz on Feb. 19
Celtics expect to have Garnett ready to play in time for playoffs
Coach Doc Rivers announced after practice Tuesday that the team would be "shutting down" their star forward after Garnett experienced continued soreness in the knee, first injured on Feb. 19 at Utah.
Rivers said Garnett would probably play the last few games of the season to prepare for the playoffs.
"After watching him move today, we're just going to shut him down," Rivers said. "It probably won't be for the year. He'll probably play by the end, last couple of games, or last three games. It's just not progressing the way we anticipated it would progress."
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