Rivers says KG “doesn’t want to be a distraction”

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald on Garnett:  
“I think he’s out definitely, I think, until after the Minnesota game for sure,” coach Doc Rivers said. “You know, maybe (he’ll play against) the Spurs (Sunday), maybe not.
Rivers on Garnett on accompanying the team to Cleveland for yesterday’s game:
As for why Garnett made the flight here and possibly won’t go to the
game against his former team, the Timberwolves, on Friday, Rivers said:
“He wanted to come here. The Minnesota thing, we’ll cross that when we
get to it. He may go, he may not. It’s just he doesn’t want to be a
When it was noted that Minnesota fans might want to express their
affection, Rivers said: “I understand, but we’re in the win business. .
. . Kevin’s such a great team player. He doesnt want it to be about
him, and he knows there it would be.” . . .
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