E’Twaun Moore, as much as the Celtics may not have wanted him to go, is going to play for someone else this year. And his departure may have paved the way for more than just Courtney Lee to join the Celtics.
Dionte Christmas is setting himself up nicely to fill a seat on the Celtics bench. He’s been playing well this summer, and Danny Ainge said yesterday that he’s trying to get Dionte in camp.
“We’ve been talking to Dionte, and we’ll continue to,” Ainge told the media outside the Thomas & Mack Center before yesterday’s matchup against Sacramento. ”We’d like to see him [in camp].”
That’s a distinct possibility for Christmas. He’s played overseas, and there is very likely more short-term money for him in Europe than there is in the NBA. But he told me his number one goal now is to become an NBA player, and he’ll do whatever it takes to get there.
“At this point right now, I’m trying to get to the NBA,” Christmas said. “I think I’m very close to getting there.