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The Celtics confirmed that they have waived Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado.
At 5 p.m. today, their contracts would have become guaranteed. An NBA source termed the release of Joseph, a rookie second-round draft pick, and Varnado, who was recently signed, a flexibility issue and not necessarily a precursor to another roster move.
Both Joseph and Varnado were playing on non-guaranteed contracts, and their waivers come prior to Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline to cut such players. After signing Jason Terry to the mid-level exception, the Celtics are forced to adhere to the NBA’s $74.3 million hard cap. These moves save the Celtics a few hundred thousand dollars, which doesn’t sound like much, but it opens the possibility of adding a veteran minimum talent like Kenyon Martin down the road.
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Players waived today: K. Joseph & J. Varnado (BOS), S. Samuels (CLE), C. Douglas-Roberts (DAL), S. Young (IND), L. Hayward (MIN) and ...— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) January 6, 2013This is a financial move on the Celtics part as deals become guaranteed for the season tomorrow. Waiving the recently signed Varnado is not unexpected, but I'm disappointed to see Joseph leaving...
According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Celtics waived Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado today. This came out of nowhere and has not been reported by any local media as of yet. Could mean something, could mean nothing. Either way, stay tuned to Red’s Army for any further news/updates.
Players waived today: K. Joseph & J. Varnado (BOS), S. Samuels (CLE), C. Douglas-Roberts (DAL)...
The Miami Heat will likely sign shot-blocking forward Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
As long as Varnado clears league waivers on Tuesday afternoon, he will be eligible to a sign a 10-day contract with Miami. The Boston Celtics waived Varnado on Sunday.
Varnado had played sparsely in five games for the Celtics after a call...
The deadline for either waiving non-guaranteed contracts or making them guaranteed for the rest of the year is Monday at 5 pm. ESPN's Marc Stein tweeted today that the Celtics Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado were among the players waived today.
The fact that they waived Joseph comes as a surprise as Doc and Danny were both very high on his potential. He has spent the...
The Celtics opened up two roster spots on Sunday by waiving Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado, sparking speculation that the team could be clearing space to make a big-time trade.
While a blockbuster deal was not impossible, the Joseph and Varnado moves may have been mostly clerical in nature.
Joseph and Varnado’s deals were set to become guaranteed if they were still on the roster...
It's been a while since our last Rookie Report due to the holidays and a lot has happened in the time since our last. Jared Sullinger has recently been seeing extended minutes while proving he can be a reliable asset to the team in winning time. Fab Melo has put up record breaking numbers in the D-League and hurt himself of door frames. Finally is Kris Joseph who unfortunately...
Via Inside Hoops:
The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived forwards Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado.
Joseph, a 6’7” forward, appeared in six games for the Celtics and averaged 1.2 points in 4.0 minutes per game. Varnado, a 6’9” forward, appeared in five games for the Celtics and averaged 1.2 points in 3.6 minutes per game
The Celtics roster now stands at 13.
In the first of what will likely be more moves by the Boston Celtics, the C’s have waived rookies Jarvis Varnado and second-round pick Kris Joseph.
Two league sources contacted on Sunday said that the Celtics will look to bolster their roster via a multi-player trade.
And now that the C’s are starting to play better, the C’s will have more attractive trading pieces to work...
With the Celtics move to waive Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado, there has come a wave of speculation and rumors. Ben Rohrbach on WEEI Green Street gives possible reasons for waiving the two players ahead of the deadline to guarantee their contracts.
These moves save the Celtics a few hundred thousand dollars, which doesn’t sound like much, but it opens the possibility of adding...
If the Celtics had just waived Jarvis Varnado, no one would have batted an eye. The fact that they waived Kris Joseph, a kid they were pretty high on over the summer… well… we’re batting eyes all over the joint.
Suddenly, the Celtics have gone from “we don’t want to pay guys guaranteed money to do nothing” to “…….. what the F are these guys up to?”….. and...
The Celtics have waived forwards Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado.
The Red Claws lost their second straight home game as they dropped this one to the Canton Charge 92-81. Center Fab Melo is still with the Celtics recovering from the concussion. Fellow Celtic Kris Joseph once again came off the bench to play 25 minutes and add 14 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, and 1 block.
DaJuan Summers led the Red Claws with 23 points, 12 rebounds...
After Jarvis Varnado and Kris Joseph were waived Sunday evening, CSNNE.com’s A. Sherrod Blakely reported that the Celtics may be prepping for a trade, or at least the possibility of one:Two league sources contacted on Sunday said that the Celtics will look to bolster their roster via a multi-player trade.And now that the C’s are starting to play better, the C’s will have more...
Jarvis Varnado played limited minutes in five games for the Celtics after a call up from the D-League.
After a flurry of chatter to the contrary Sunday night, the latest reports say Kings big man DeMarcus Cousins is not coming to Boston.
The talk started after the Celtics waved Kris Joseph and Jarvis Varnado Sunday. Some speculated that was a move to free up cap space as the team positioned itself for a major deal, because waving Joseph caught many off guard.
Once that ball started...