The Celtics are 15-6 since Rajon Rondo was lost to a season-ending knee injury, and they have 18 regular-season games left. until the playoffs begin.
Fittingly, the next foe the Celtics face is be the one that embarrassed them most recently: Charlotte. The Bobcats visit the Garden Saturday.
Garnett said the Celtics need to play with an edge the rest of the way, and avenging their worst loss of the season would be a fine time to do just that.