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Kevin Garnett's turn to take seat

Celtics' injury woes worsen with big man expected to miss first game this season

Updated: February 14, 2012, 8:49 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- As the curtains rose at the Boston Celtics' practice facility to offer the first public glimpse of the team on Valentine's Day, there was one notable absentee: Kevin Garnett.

And if Doc Rivers is correct, the Celtics will take the floor Wednesday night against Detroit without Garnett, a first for the 2011-12 season. He is the only Celtic to have played in all 27 games -- and he has been the most vocal about the need for practice. But he was MIA on Tuesday.

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