Celtics team president Danny Ainge said on WEEI's The Big Show on Thursday that he hasn't sat down and talked specifically with Kevin Garnett about his future, but that the door is open for a return. Garnett can become a free agent after this season and Ainge said everything was in play.
"I wouldn’t close the door to any of those possibilities with KG," Ainge said. "[Leaving] is a possibility. Returning to Boston is a possibility, retiring is a possibility, all those things. Kevin will weigh every option. He’s waited to become a free agent, he’s loved his time here, he loves playing for Doc [Rivers], with his teammates. I don’t know what he’s going to do."
Ainge said that while the two has talked, they haven't gone into specifics yet.
"Kevin and I have talked about what his future might be but we haven’t sat down and talked about his specific plans," Ainge said. "The reason we haven’t gone into great detail is I’m not sure he knows. We’re just trying to do the best we can this year, he’s trying to play it out and I’m not even sure that he would even have an answer at this stage of what he plans to do with his future."
Garnett is in the midst of another solid season, averaging 15.2 points and 8.2 rebounds in 31 minutes a night. He has missed only one game because of an injury and his recent move to center has been beneficial to him and the team.
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