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Who? Yeah, that was pretty much every Celtics fans’ reaction last night around 11:30pm when the news broke. With Chris Wilcox now out for roughly a month, and the C’s already in desperate need of some rebounding & defense, they’ve signed shot-blocking specialist Jarvis Varnado:
ESPN Boston-Celtics sign Jarvis Varnado:
Varnado, a 6-foot-9 forward, averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds and 3.9 blocks per game in 10 appearances for the Sioux Falls Skyforce this season. The 24-year-old was drafted in the second round (41st overall) of the 2010 draft by the Miami Heat. He spent time in Israel and Italy before landing in the D-League this winter.
The Celtics had an open roster spot after Darko Milicic left the team last month. Boston’s need for a big man was heightened when Doc Rivers disclosed today that center/forward Chris...