Found September 17, 2012 on Celtics Life:
PLAYERS: Kris Joseph
TEAMS: Boston Celtics
So says former Syracuse and current Celtics teammate Kris Joseph."He's making strides," said Joseph. "He's in better shape, he's trimmed down tremendously. He's a guy I've been with for two years, and I remember his jump from his freshman year to his sophomore year, and he puts in a lot of work that people may not see all the time. But I was there, personally, and I saw the hard work that he puts in and his dedication to the game. So, since summer league, he's really been doing well, pick-and-rolling like they want him to, dunking, blocking shots. He's doing all the things necessary to win basketball games." I don't believe the Celtics drafted Melo to contribute much this season. 7 footers that can contribute as rookies don't last until the 20's in a draft. I think Danny took Sullinger to help the C's this season and Melo for down the road. Not to say that Doc wouldn't play him if he ended up picking up the game muc...

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Height: 6'7" Weight: 215 lbs Age: 23 Wingspan: 6'11" Standing Reach: 8'8" Max Vertical: 35.0"Kris Joseph was born in Montreal Canada. He grew up in the Cote-des-Neiges neighborhood, which is north of downtown Montreal. Unlike fellow Syracuse alum Fab Melo, Kris started playing basketball very early, first playing in second grade. In his early days...

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