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KG anchoring Celtics' clamp-down D

Updated: May 3, 2012, 12:44 AM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

Kevin Garnett finished fifth in voting for the 2012 Defensive Player of the Year Award. That's just as well if you're a Boston Celtics fan looking ahead to Game 3 of the Atlanta Hawks series on Friday night.

KG doesn't like getting individual awards, and he really doesn't like getting them before games. It distracts from his normal regimen. He's only gotten two in his Hall of Fame career -- the Most Valuable Player Award in 2004 while with the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Defensive ...

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