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    The futures of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and the Boston Celtics team that both players have led for the last six years -- and for 15 years, in Pierce's case -- are up in the air after the Celtics' first-round loss to the New York Knicks in the 2013 NBA playoffs.There are a few schools of thought on the way forward for Boston.


    Forward Jeff Green summed up the most wishful of them in his post-game press conference: "If I had a wish, everybody'd be back -- healthy. The way we started." Green's lament about the Celtics' health has merit: Garnett and Pierce each battled injuries during the regular season, and will turn 37 and 36 before the 2013-14 season.


    Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger both suffered season-ending injuries; Avery Bradley, a key component of the Celtics' backcourt, played in just 50 regular season games.More: CelticsBlogThis Celtics team wasn't great, even when it was healthy, finishing the regular season with a 42-40 record after starting the Buy NBA 2K18 MT Coins year 20-23 with Rondo, but a fully healthy Rondo and a deeper bench might be enough for one last playoff run.


    And as recently as earlier this week, Pierce was saying he expected to play in 2013-14.The more realistic options probably involve one or both of Garnett and Pierce retiring. And there's plenty of smoke on both fronts, and especially around the idea that their fates are linked.