Celtics prepare for Garnett-less game

Updated: April 20, 2010, 9:05 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett admitted he wasn't surprised by the one-game suspension handed down by the NBA for the elbow he landed to the face of Quentin Richardson during a fourth-quarter fracas with the Miami Heat in Saturday's Game 1. And, as he did before he learned his fate Sunday, tried to defuse the situation.

"No, I wasn't surprised at all, to be honest," said Garnett. "I told my man, [Celtics vice president of media relations] Jeff Twiss, when we were talking that I ...

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