Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Celtics have told Shavlik Randolph that they are not picking up his option, Randolph's agent tells the @BostonGlobe.— Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) August 1, 2013 The Celtics made a move to save roster space, not picking up Shavlik Randolph's option. Randolph quickly became a fan favorite after a few good games towards the end of the regular season. That said, keeping Randolph wouldn't have made much sense. He would've been owed $1.1 million on a bad team with plenty of young bigs and plenty of salary. Related: Welcome to the keep Shavlik crusade It's August 1st, do you know where your Shavlik is?
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  • It might make sense to let Randolph go from a purely cost basis. However, they have to put some type of product on the court that fans want to see. As the article said, Randolph was a fan favorite. The Celtics can't just run any five guys onto the court with "Celtics" on the back of their jersey and expect fans to watch.
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