The Boston Celtics practiced for the first time (officially) this season at Salve Regina in Newport, RI.
Forward Kevin Garnett participated in about 75% of practice. He looked good and said he felt good. Word is that he will definitely play at some point during the preseason. Just not sure when. In other injury news, Tony Allen did not participate , as he is still recovering from surgery. Doc Rivers and Celtics captain Paul Pierce both praised the bench for how well they played during today’s intial practice.
The Celtics play their first preseason game a week from tomorrow in Hidalgo, Texas against Houston.
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