According to WEEI's Mike Petraglia, the Celtics have sent C Fab Melo back to the Maine Red Claws of the NBDL. This despite Melo moving within 24,998 points of the 25,000 club last night against the Lakers. From Trags' article.
Celtics announced Friday that they have assigned center Fab Melo to their NBA Development League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws.
Since returning from his last assignment to the Claws, Melo, a 7-foot center, appeared in two games with the Celtics. Melo played three minutes against the Magic before playing the final five minutes Thursday night against the Lakers.
Melo recorded his first two career points in the blowout win, to go along with a steal and a block.
In 19 games (17 starts) for the Red Claws, Melo is averaging 11.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.6 blocks a game while averaging 27.7 minutes.
Interesting timing of this considering Rajon Rondo and Jared Sullinger are out for the season. How long can the Celtics really go with 10 active players ...