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KG's evolution keys Celtics' elevation

Big Ticket's transformation from PF to C has Boston looking like a tough out

Updated: April 28, 2012, 11:56 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

Flip Saunders was desperate. The Minnesota Timberwolves' coach had lost his starting point guard during the 2004 Western Conference finals against the Lakers. His backup point guard was injured. Even a third point guard, imported from the CBA, was injured.

So who did Saunders decide should run the Minnesota offense?

Who else? Kevin Garnett. "It was him and Freddy Hoiberg. They were my point guards," Saunders said.

And what did Garnett take away from it all?

"It was ...

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