Kevin Garnett had 'painful' summer

Updated: September 27, 2010, 10:14 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett described his summer as "painful" and "dark" on the heels of letting an NBA title slip away, but described his emotions toward the new season as "excited" and "vibrant" while talking to reporters Monday for the first time since Boston's Game 7 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals.

Garnett exhibited a newfound bounce in his step that appears to stem from improved health as he enters the 2010-11 season, combined with an ...

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