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Kevin Garnett injury déjà vu for Celtics

If forward is sidelined, team will have to improvise like last season

Updated: December 30, 2010, 9:53 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Almost exactly one year ago, during the Boston Celtics' second game after Christmas, forward Kevin Garnett got kicked in his right leg during a tilt with the Golden State Warriors, suffering a hyperextension near his surgically repaired knee. The injury sidelined him for 10 games, but combined with other maladies the Celtics were battling at the time, it forced Boston to begin employing what came to be dubbed "strategic rest" while playing .500 ball over the final 54 games of the 2009-10 season.

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