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Kevin Garnett gets night off for Celtics

PHOENIX — Kevin Garnett missed his first game of the season Friday night, sitting out the Celtics’ 113-88 victory over the Suns to rest.

Celtics coach Doc Rivers said he could tell that the 36-year-old Garnett hasn’t been the same since a triple-overtime victory over Denver on Feb. 10. Garnett played 47 minutes in that game.

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