Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Dionte Christmas and Jamar Smith cut from the Celtics roster according to NBA source. #celticstalk PGL at 7p — Gary Tanguay (@Gary_Tanguay) October 16, 2012Sources tell me Kris Josepf has made #Celtics They have waived Smith and Christmas @alexkennedynba @ericpincus @zachlowe_nba @stevekylernba— Peter Yannopoulos (@PeteYannopoulos) October 16, 2012My guess is this was done to give them a shot to latch on with another team. I think Christmas very well might. It was a numbers crunch on the Celtics for Christmas. If he was a point guard I think he would have stuck. If the Celtics cut Kurz and Downs, as expected that will bring their roster down to 14. That would then allow them a free roster spot to add another waived/bought out player at a later time. It's also possible that they could keep Downs, but right now that's unlikely. Celtics are very close to the luxury tax wall and every contract they give out will effect that. part of the agreement in signing Jason Terry with the MLE was ...
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