Found May 24, 2013 on Celtics Life:
Yesterday we talked a bit about the six point guards the Celtics were going to have in for a visit, as Danny Ainge and the C's are clearly targeting backup guard to help spell Rajon Rondo. However, point guard isn't the only position the Celts are looking at, as the team will also host four big men for visits this weekend. From the Boston Globe's Baxter Holmes. Beginning on Friday, the Celtics will host up to 12 draft prospects for workouts over two days, NBA sources said ... Centers Jeff Withey of Kansas, Steven Adams of Pittsburgh, Colton Iverson of Colorado State, and Greg Echenique of Creighton are also scheduled to attend. The Celtics have the No. 16 pick in the first round on June 27. They do not have a second-round selection Considering the team's current big man situation, this makes all the sense in the world. Kevin Garnett's future with the team is up in the air, and if he doesn't return, the C's would be down to Brandon Bass, Jared Sulling...
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