Kevin Garnett has about as much use for individual milestones as he does for size 7 basketball sneakers. Neither really fits his game. Still, there was no denying that Garnett was visibly moved on Thursday, when his turnaround jump shot with eight minutes left in the second quarter gave him 25,000 points for his career. A few minutes later, when the achievement was announced over the loudspeakers at the TD Garden, the man who is allergic to individual honors raised his hand to acknowledge the cheering crowd. It was clearly a special moment for the 36-year-old, although it would have meant much less had the Celtics not come out with a decisive 116-95 win over the rival Lakers. “First priority was the Lakers,” said Garnett, who came into the game six points shy of the mark, which has been reached by only 16 players in the history of the NBA. “I didn’t even notice until, I think, somebody mentioned something in passing [Wednesday] night and it kind of went in one ear and out the other. It means a lot, obviously, to be in a Celtic uniform.” Adding to the memory for Garnett was the presence of his daughter, Capri, who seldom gets to attend Celtics games. When Garnett holds postgame interviews on TV, he always caps them off by addressing Capri through the camera and telling her — “Boo Boo” — to go to bed. Thanks to the impending arrival of “Snowmageddon,” school was cancelled on Friday and Capri got a front row seat to witness her daddy make history. “Thank you for snow days,” a relaxed Garnett said. “She got to come to the game, which was something unusual, so it was great.” It has become a point of fact that Garnett is one of the greatest defensive big men of all time and indisputably the best in the last 20 years. Yet as Celtics coach Doc Rivers noted, Garnett’s brilliance at that end overshadows his offensive game, which is without any weaknesses. “You know what’s funny? He’s a great offensive player,” Rivers said. “But he’s so good defensively that you rarely hear about Kevin being a great offensive player. That just tells you how good he is overall. He’s a great passer, he’s a great rebounder, he’s a great offensive player — I don’t know what else there is.”

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