Jan 10, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Garnett (2) takes a shot over Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) during the first overtime at Barclays Center. The Brooklyn Nets won the game 104-95 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Rumors: Kevin Garnett fine with Nets playing him limited minutes

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett has only played over 30 minutes one time this season, often times never getting out of the teens. And that’s fine with the Big Ticket, who recently told the New York Daily News he’s fine with the limited minutes and rest.

“Some of the days off are just for resting precautions,” he said. “Jason (Kidd) and I have had conversations before the season about rest just to get through the year. There have been some nights it has been important.

“There are days when I can go and I feel fresh, fresh enough to give this team something. Other times, I feel like I should rest and I’ll voice that.”

It’s an understandable stance given Garnett’s age and the fact he entered the NBA straight out of high school, meaning he’s got a few more seasons on his legs than others.

He still may not be overly thrilled with having to play center in the wake of Brook Lopez‘s absence, but he seems more than fine suiting up for twenty minutes a night.

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