Celtics again turn to Sheed, bench

With Garnett and Perkins ailing, reserves will be called on to play key role in Game 3

Updated: May 6, 2010, 7:40 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Barring a setback in the next 24 hours or so, it's almost certain the Boston Celtics will have both Kevin Garnett (foot) and Kendrick Perkins (knee) in their starting lineup for Friday's Game 3 against the Cleveland Cavaliers at the TD Garden.

Yet, regardless of how fast they recover from what Celtics captain Paul Pierce dubbed "knickknack" injuries, it would seem both are unlikely to be 100 percent.

Which leaves one other certainty: The Celtics will need ...

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