May 27, 2015
The Boston Celtics say forward Kevin Garnett will miss two to three weeks because of a strained muscle behind his knee.
Garnett returned Friday to Boston after injuring the knee on the
team's West Coast trip. Celtics spokesman Jeff Twiss says Saturday
that team doctor Brian McKeon diagnosed the muscle strain after
tests and an MRI.
Garnett injured his knee while going up for an alley-oop late in
the first half of Boston's 90-85 loss to the Utah Jazz on Thursday.
He landed gingerly and immediately motioned to the bench for a
After the game, the team decided to send him back to Boston as a
precaution when the soreness in his knee persisted. The Celtics
play in Phoenix on Sunday.
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