Garnett back in Nets lineup after missing 19 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Brooklyn center Kevin Garnett returned to the starting lineup after missing 19 games because of back spasms.

Nets coach Jason Kidd said Garnett would ”give it a shot” Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Garnett is averaging 6.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 21 minutes in 49 games this season.