Celtics' Garnett plugged into the soccer scene

November 3, 2008
By Frank Dell'Apa, Special to ESPNsoccernet
BOSTON -- Steve Nash became one of the first NBA stars to popularize playing soccer in the offseason. The Boston Celtics' Kevin Garnett has taken Nash's idea a step further by setting up a soccer field in the backyard of his suburban Minneapolis home.

"I put in two goals there," Garnett said. "When it's time to get back in shape I get my friends and go in the backyard and start messing around. It's just for conditioning."

But Garnett is not ready to bend free kicks like Beckham, ...

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