\"Absolutely not. Nineteen years, Doc, sometimes it feels like I've played 50 years here, know what I'm saying?\" Garnett said. \"I understand what Wilt [Chamberlain] and all those guys went through, guys who have played 15, 16 years. \n
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\"As your body gets up there in age, I have different methods, and those methods are working so far. If you have more methods you would like to add to the list then I'm open -- I'm open to all methods. The minutes, with Jason [Kidd] -- he's been great with just helping me, just trying to get me through all this. It's not easy, but like I told the squad when I first got here I'll give you everything I've got, and that's what I've been doing.\"\n
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Garnett is averaging a career-low 21.9 minutes per game. Nets coach Jason Kidd has decided to rest him some games to keep him fresh. In his last four games, Garnett is shooting 72 percent. \n
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• Garnett said he hasn't spoken with Paul Pierce about Sunday's return to Boston just yet. \n
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\"We haven't, actually. We watched when Doc [Rivers] went back and thought it was special,\" Garnett said. \"We've been there other players have come back -- Perk [Kendrick Perkins], [Big] Baby [Glen Davis]. Some of the other players have come back and they've shown their gratitude. But we haven't talked about it. We have Dallas [Friday] and that's the focus right now.\"\n
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• Garnett made his emotional return to Minnesota Feb. 8, 2008, though he did not play because of an abdominal strain. \n
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\"What's crazy is that going back to Minnesota, I was going through some ailments of my own when I went back. I didn't know the kind of response [I would receive]. I was filled with a lot of anger. I didn't like the way I left Minnesota,\" Garnett said. \n
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\"It was up until I had a personal conversation with Kevin McHale that I started to release some of that -- those flaws and some of those bad times. I started to focus on the positives. I'm a normal positive person. I don't like to dwell on negativity. It was [after that] that I started to let some of that go. The people in 'Sota have always been great to me. I've always had a special place in my heart [for them], Boston as well. The fans and people there have always been good to me, my family and my friends. It's a special place in my heart that I'll always hold for life.\"\n
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• Garnett's jump shot has been going in in January after he was misfiring a lot with it earlier in the season. \n
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