Originally written on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Sources: Celtics set to ink veteran big man Jason Collins to a one-year, veteran minimum deal. Adds 7-footer to bench.— Chris Forsberg (@ESPNForsberg) July 22, 2012

According to Chris Forsberg, the Celtics are preparing to add Jason Collins to bolster their bench.

The 7'0" Collins has been in the league 11 years, playing for New Jersey, Minnesota, Memphis and most recently Atlanta. Collins played in 30 games for Atlanta last season and averaged 1.3 points and 1.6 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game. He shot 40% from the field and 46.7% from the line. While he won't exactly set any records with his play, he's at least the right price, reportedly signing for the vet minimum. He's big and he's cheap, but I have to wonder, is this the best we could do?

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