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Apr 17, 2014
Rotoworld
Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Mirza Teletovic, along with Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett all appear to be healthy and ready for the playoffs.
Apr 16, 2014
Rotoworld
Kevin Garnett missed all four of his shots and failed to score in 15 minutes in Tuesday's loss to the Knicks.
New York Post Apr 5, 2014

Kevin Garnett makes triumphant return in easy Nets victory

PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Garnett had been away from the Nets for so long that some teammates, and even coach Jason Kidd, joked with him on Saturday, saying he should be...

Rapid Reaction: Nets 105, Sixers 101

Kevin Garnett looked good in his return to the lineup, and the Brooklyn Nets avoided a disastrous collapse, fending off the Philadelphia 76ers, 105-101, on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center. Garnett, who had missed the last 19 games due to back spasms, scored 10 points, grabbed four rebounds and also recorded an assist, a steal and a block in 13 minutes. Garnett also passed Alex English to move into 14th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
NetsDaily Apr 5, 2014
Kevin Garnett will return to action and start against the 76ers

Kevin Garnett will return to action and start against the 76ers

The Brooklyn Nets announced that Kevin Garnett will return to the lineup on Saturday night when they line up against the Philadelphia 76ers. Garnett has missed the team's last 19 games due to back spasms. Jason Kidd says Kevin Garnett will play tonight. — Andy Vasquez (@andy_vasquez) April 5, 2014 Kevin Garnett will "give it a shot" tonight, Jason Kidd said. — Andrew Keh (@andrewkeh) April 5, 2014 Garnett will play limited minutes. — Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) April 5, 2014 Kevin Garnett will start. #Nets — Alex Raskin (@alexraskinNYC) April 5, 2014 Welcome back,...
NetsDaily Apr 5, 2014
Nets call Kevin Garnett a game-time decision against the 76ers

Nets call Kevin Garnett a game-time decision against the 76ers

Kevin Garnett has missed 19 straight games due to back spasms, and while his most recent timetable to return was slated for either April 8th or 9th when the team heads to Florida to take on the Miami Heat and the Orlando Magic, the Nets are now calling Garnett a "game-time decision" for Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia 76ers. Kevin Garnett is a game-time decision tonight, per the Nets. — Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) April 5, 2014 Brooklyn has gone 14-5 in Garnett's absence since he started missing games with back spasms. Mason Plumlee has started at center for the Nets...
NetsDaily Apr 4, 2014
Jason Kidd 'ecstatic' about Kevin Garnett's progress; Andrei Kirilenko to return vs. Pistons

Jason Kidd 'ecstatic' about Kevin Garnett's progress; Andrei Kirilenko to return vs. Pistons

Jason Kidd told the media at practice that Andrei Kirilenko, who has missed the last six games due to an ankle injury, will return on Friday night against the Detroit Pistons. Andrei Kirilenko will play tonight vs. Detroit. Kevin Garnett is out for the 19th straight game. — Andy Vasquez (@andy_vasquez) April 4, 2014 The Nets are 3-3 without Kirilenko in the lineup since he injured himself against the Dallas Mavericks. Previously, the Nets said that he was targeting a return of "midweek," of this week. Kidd also confirmed that Kevin Garnett will not play against the Pistons, which was...

Starting Five: What to expect from KG?

The Brooklyn Nets have gone 13-5 without Kevin Garnett. But lately, as we’ve written before, they’ve missed him. The Nets are 3-3 in their last six games, giving up 107.7 points per 100 possessions. Garnett’s on-court defensive rating this season is a team-leading 100.6. Why is all of this important? Well, Garnett could return to the lineup on Friday night, when the Nets face the Detroit Pistons at Barclays Center. Garnett has been out with back spasms.
Boston Globe Apr 3, 2014

Danny Ainge is rooting for Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said he was rooting for his former players.    

KG (back spasms) out; Thornton returns

NEW YORK -- Brooklyn Nets GM Billy King reiterated that the team’s goal is for Kevin Garnett, who will miss his 18th straight game to back spasms on Wednesday night against the New York Knicks, to return sometime this weekend -- either on Friday against Detroit or Saturday against Philadelphia. “We’re targeting this weekend to get him back playing, and then once he comes back he’ll probably be limited minutes a little bit the first game .
NetsDaily Apr 2, 2014
Paul Pierce tells David Aldridge that Kevin Garnett had

Paul Pierce tells David Aldridge that Kevin Garnett had "good practice" Monday

In a discussion with Ian Eagle and Steve Smith Tuesday, David Aldridge said Paul Pierce revealed to him that Kevin Garnett was back practicing with the Nets.  KG has missed 17 straight games with back spasms.  On Sunday, The Nets announced that Garnett was targeting a return sometime around April 8th (at Miami) or 9th (at Orlando) to return. Bu there was no indication that Garnett has been practice. Here's what Aldridge said Pierce told him... Paul Pierce says he'd be surprised if this team isn't playing deep into May. Keep in mind, they've beaten Miami three times and even though they...
New York Post Mar 31, 2014

Garnett remains on shelf

Kevin Garnett will miss at least a few more days because of his seemingly never-ending bout with back spasms. The Nets announced before beating the Timberwolves 114-99 in Brooklyn that...

Garnett, Kirilenko inch closer to returning

NEW YORK -- The Brooklyn Nets announced Sunday that center Kevin Garnett is targeting one of the three games from April 5-9 to make his return to the lineup. Kevin Garnett #2 CBrooklyn Nets 2014 STATS GM49 PPG6.7 RPG6.7 APG1.5 FG%.439 FT%.857 Forward Andrei Kirilenko, meanwhile, is targeting a return in the middle of this week. The Nets face the Houston Rockets on Tuesday and the New York Knicks on Wednesday. The timetables are subject to change, the team said, adding that both players are “making progress.
NetsDaily Mar 30, 2014
Nets announce Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko injury updates

Nets announce Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko injury updates

BROOKLYN - The Brooklyn Nets have announced that Kevin Garnett will target a return sometime around April 8th (at Miami) or 9th (at Orlando) to return. Garnett has missed the team's last 15 games, heading into Sunday night's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, with back spasms. Brooklyn is 11-4 over that span without Garnett. This would put Garnett at 20 missed games, at minimum, if he returns on April 8. #Nets say Kevin Garnett is targeting next weekend or one of the Florida games on April 8th or 9th to return. — Tom Lorenzo (@TomLorenzo) March 30, 2014 Prior, Jason Kidd had told...
NetsDaily Mar 30, 2014

For Kevin Garnett, the end to a brilliant career?

Jerry Zgoda, who has long covered the Timberwolves for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Sunday's game provides an opportunity to take a look at the greatest player in Minnesota's history, but one who won't be on the court or likely in the arena: Kevin Garnett. Zgoda talks to the two men who made the decision to draft a skinny 19-year-old high school player 19 years ago, how one workout changed their minds on him and the franchise's history. (Flip) Saunders and (Kevin) McHale entered a gym at the University of Illinois-Chicago that day prepared to praise Garnett afterward regardless of his...

KG, Kirilenko out Sunday

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Brooklyn Nets center Kevin Garnett and forward Andrei Kirilenko will not play against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night. A medical update on Garnett and Kirilenko will be provided before the game, Nets coach Jason Kidd said. Garnett will miss his 16th straight game due to back spasms, while Kirilenko will miss his fourth straight game due to a sprained left ankle. The Nets have gone 11-4 without Garnett in the lineup.
NetsDaily Mar 29, 2014
Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko both OUT tomorrow against Minnesota

Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko both OUT tomorrow against Minnesota

Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko have been ruled out for tomorrow's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. #Nets say Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko are both out vs. Wolves tomorrow. — Rod Boone (@rodboone) March 29, 2014 Garnett is still battling back spasms and haven't played in over month. Kirilenko injured his ankle last Sunday in Dallas. The Nets also said they will have an update on the two tomorrow before the game. Nets say they'll have a medical update on Kevin Garnett and Andrei Kirilenko before Sunday night's game vs. Minnesota. — Andy Vasquez (@andy_vasquez) March...

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