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As a native of Guadeloupe and a one-time high-flyer, Mickael Pietrus is still known to some by the nickname "Air France." It may be a while before Air France is cleared for his next takeoff, however, as he is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery in July to his right knee. In the meantime, a more fitting nickname for Pietrus might be canonnier, which loosely translates to "gunner." Pietrus has never been shy as a shooter, and is in fact one of the most insatiable volume shooters in the NBA. He has developed a reputation as one of the most free-firing...

Don't expect to see Pietrus this week

The Herald's Dan Duggan updates us on the status of Mickael Pietrus: Mickeal Pietrus will start an extensive physical process tonight, and continue tomorrow, ruling out any chance of the swingman joining his new team for tomorrow night’s game against Miami or Wednesday in New Orleans. Pietrus’ surgically-repaired right knee is of particular concern, considering that it...

Mickael Pietrus status uncertain due to knee injury?

Mickael Pietrus, who the Boston Celtics signed as a stocking stuffer, is still not completely recovered from July knee surgery that led to a failed physical after he had been traded to the Toronto Raptors.He was almost traded to the Toronto Raptors two weeks ago but the Raptors were concerned about a July knee surgery that had not completely healed.According to an NBA source, the...

Mickael Pietrus won’t play against Miami Heat or New Orleans Hornets

The Boston Celtics continue their opening week with games Tuesday in Miami and Wednesday in New Orleans, but the C’s will be without the team’s latest acquisition.Mickael Pietrus will undergo an “extensive physical process” this week and will not join Boston on the road. Danny Ainge did not discuss whether Pietrus has a chance to play Friday at home against Detroit, but...

Celtics F Pietrus expected to make debut Friday

Boston Celtics forward Mickael Pietrus is not expected to make his debut with the club until Friday. Pietrus joined the Celtics after being waived by the Phoenix Suns on Saturday. He was quickly signed by Boston later in the day. Pietrus had knee surgery this past summer and was originally traded to the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors, however, later nixed the deal after swelling...

Celtics Sign Mickael Pietrus, Who Provides Much-Needed Help on the Wing

The Celtics added some depth to their bench on Saturday, inking guard/forward Mickael Pietrus after the veteran cleared waivers. "We are very excited to be able to add Mickael to our team," C's president of basketball operations Danny Ainge said of the move. "His skills as a perimeter defender and an outside shooter provide great versatility to the roster."...

Celtics-Knicks preview / season preview / the Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus!!!!!

(Editor’s note: Merry Christmas, everyone. Or happy holidays, whatever have you. Thanks for reading.)It seemed like this day would never come. Not Christmas, but the beginning of the NBA season, the very season that once was in jeopardy because hard-line owners met a players union that didn’t want to lose everything it had fought for in the previous six and a half decades....

Mickael Pietrus could join the Celtics in Miami

The Celtics' newest pickup--and the greatest thing since Greg Stiemsma--in Mickael Pietrus is due to take his physical today and, according to Doc Rivers, could join the team in Miami on Tuesday. (Boston Herald)Rivers left open the possibility that Pietrus could join the team in Miami, though his chances of playing on this road trip are slim. "He gets his physical, and...

Pietrus Signs With Celtics

The Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus after he cleared waivers Saturday night.

Pietrus on hold after signing

Though the Celtics signed Mickael Pietrus to a one-year veteran minimum contract last night, a league source said...

Celtics sign France's Mickael Pietrus; Grizzlies add two forwards

LOS ANGELES -- The Boston Celtics and Memphis Grizzlies did some last-minute Christmas shopping. With the...

Mickael Pietrus likely out another 10 days

Bleh. I hope we get to see some E’Twaun Moore in the meantime.

Celtics to get tested early tonight against the Heat

The Celtics will (reportedly) again be without Captain Paul Pierce tonight as they take their talents to South Beach to face the defending Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Doc Rivers also mentioned that newly acquired Mickael Pietrus was about 10 days away as he rehabs a knee injury. Sasha Pavlovic will [...]
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