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Nets give Garnett night off against Cavs

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NEW YORK (AP)

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett is going to sit out for Saturday night's game against Cleveland in order to rest.

Coach Jason Kidd says he wanted to give the 37-year-old veteran additional time off with the Nets beginning a stretch of five games in eight nights.

Reggie Evans started for the Nets at center, where Garnett had recently been starting after the season-ending loss of Brook Lopez to a broken right foot.

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