Awards Watch: Sixth sense
Garnett also remains at the top of the Defensive Player of the Year watch (the spot this writer ranked him while penning that category last week). This time around, good friend Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles writes, "The Lakers are going for their fourth straight NBA Finals appearance, and it occurred to me that the Celtics would be, too, if Garnett hadn't been injured during the 2009 playoffs. The Celtics are riding a 13-game winning streak, and the 16-year veteran had two steals or more in seven of those games."
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