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KG's toughest foe is Father Time

With Celtics season on brink, Kevin Garnett battles age as much as Knicks

Updated: May 1, 2013, 2:05 PM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- When is it time?

The KG odometer is at 52,754 career minutes and counting. He will be 37 years old on May 19 and has logged 17 NBA seasons. Keep in mind one Kevin Garnett season is like dog years (multiply it by seven) compared to many other NBA veterans, because there is no coasting, no time off, no "saving my body," no "protecting my family's investment," just a lot of sweating and banging and swearing and hurting.

"He plays so hard," said Boston Celtics teammate ...

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