Game-winning lob makes statement

It's more proof that Kevin Garnett is back and Doc Rivers believes

Updated: December 10, 2010, 11:32 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

PHILADELPHIA -- As though the NBA needed just one more reminder that this isn't the Kevin Garnett of last season, the Boston Celtics drew up a final play Thursday involving the 15-year veteran that it wouldn't have even considered a season ago when Garnett was still hobbled in the aftermath of knee surgery.

No, lobs were out of the question last season. So many times they failed to be executed that Rajon Rondo rarely even considered tossing them. This season, with a rejuvenated -- and healthy ...

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