Kevin Garnett will sit tonight vs the Phoenix Suns and Jeff Green will get the start in his place. Small ball doesn't begin to describe what we will see tonight. More like "Mini Ball."
There is help on the way, however. The Celtics are set to sign DJ White, who could be in uniform as soon as Sunday.
White, who is a 6'9" forward, played in China this past season. He does have four years of NBA experience with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Charlotte Bobcats also. As with Williams, the Celtics have to clear some paperwork hurdles to get him into uniform. He is expected to sign a 10 day contract.
White averaged 6.3 points and 3.4 rebounds in 16.3 minutes per game over his 124 career NBA appearances with the Thunder and Bobcats. He averaged 21.6 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in 32 games with the Shanghai Sharks this season in China. At 6'9", White will add some size, but they still need a bit more. Doc has said they are looking to add another big before they are all finished.
The Celtics also reportedly offered a 10 day contract to D-League big man Tim Ohlbrecht. The 24 year old 7 foot German big man elected to turn it down according to his agent, Tyler Glass. Ohlbrecht is averaging 13.3ppg and 7.3rpg in D-League with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
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