Kevin Garnett’s Dominance Providing No Guarantee That Celtics Can Withstand Philadelphia’s Response (Podcast)

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Kevin Garnett's Dominance Providing No Guarantee That Celtics Can Withstand Philadelphia's Response (Podcast)Kevin Garnett is playing great.

The Celtics forward has averaged 23.7 points and 12 rebounds in the first three games of Boston's second-round series against Philadelphia, putting his stamp on the matchup and re-asserting himself as a dominant force on the hardwood.

That doesn't mean that Philadelphia is just going to roll over and let Garnett and the Celtics take the series, though.

The young Sixers could respond to Garnett's big Game 3 in a variety of ways, and are very much still fighting to advance after trailing two games to one in the series.

NESN.com's Celtics beat writer Ben Watanabe stopped by the podcast to chat with NESN Nation's Dan Duquette and discuss Garnett's dominance. They also touched on Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo's ability to make their teammates better, how much Brandon Bass and Mickael Pietrus matter in the series and more.

Listen in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.

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