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Kevin Garnett feels Chris Bosh’s pain… he had that injury

May 28, 2012, 6:34 PM EDT

Boston Celtics Garnett and Miami Heat Bosh compete for the ball in their NBA basketball game in Boston Reuters

Chris Bosh was back, working on the court on Sunday. But the Heat are downplaying it, calling it a “mild” workout and not to expect Bosh back soon from his strained abdomen. Don’t expect to see him this round against the Celtics.

Kevin Garnett feels for him.

Not that the ultimate competitor wants him back on the court too fast, but Garnett went through the same injury during the Celtics title year in 2008, missed three weeks, and told Chris Tomasson from Fox Sports Florida he knows it’s not easy to return from.

“It’s very tough to come back from,’’ Garnett said in an interview with FOX Sports Florida after Monday’s shootaround at AmericanAirlines Arena. “Very tough. Very difficult. It’s in the core of your body, the abs are kind of the parts to hold you up. Very, very hard to come back from.’’

When asked how long it took him to really get back after the injury, Garnett laughed and said, “Too long.’’

Bosh feels the same way. He wants back out there. But it may be the NBA finals before he is back on the court, and by then the Heat would really need him to stand a chance.

  1. Shawn - May 28, 2012 at 7:12 PM

    I wrote on my blog on what I think is going to happen. Check it out. follow us on twitter and we will follow back. GO CELTICS

  2. jthammerstix - May 28, 2012 at 7:31 PM

    ^ GFY

  3. jimeejohnson - May 29, 2012 at 12:11 PM

    KG is the ultimate competitor, giving Bosch some indirect sympathy. KG will not allow the Celtics to be swept.

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