Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Mickael Pietrus may be farther away from rejoining the Celtics than anyone thought, with Pietrus' agent, Bill McCandless, calling the NBA a "big boy business" and emphasizing that Pietrus should be well-paid for his skills. Pietrus would like to return to the Celtics, McCandless said, but he isn't necessarily going to take one for the team, Ben Rohrbach of WEEI.com reports. "[He] will not play for the veteran's minimum. Period," McCandless said, referring to the $1.23 million Pietrus would make with the minimum contract since he's been in the league nine years. "It's not happening. That's the beginning, middle and...

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