Old/new/old friend Kris Joseph is moving as far away from Danny Ainge as humanly possible.
Joseph, who was cut by the Celtics in July after being acquired as a salary equalizer in the mega-deal between the Celtics and Nets, is heading to China. Here's the blurb from ESPN's rumor page.
Free agent forward Kris Joseph has made a decision where he's going to play this upcoming season.
Ryan Wolstat of Toronto Sun tweeted early Monday morning: "Canada's hoops roster is now set. Kris Joseph has left team to sign contract to play in China and Kyle Landry is out due to injury."
Teams in China don't like to give NBA-outs in player contracts and there is a good chance this applies to Joseph's contract. The earliest Joseph could attempt to re-sign with an NBA club is after the CBA season in late March to early April.
While most players would like the option of an opt-out, I can picture Joseph simply being happy knowing that there is no feasible way that Ainge can release him until at ...