Celtics to sign White for remainder of season
After a playing through a pair of 10-day contracts, D.J. White will be a member of the Boston Celtics for the rest of the season, CSNNE.com has learned. The 6-9 forward gives the Celtics another big man as they prepare for the playoffs. They can use the extra body -- not only has Kevin Garnett has missed the last two games (left adductor strain, flu), head coach Doc Rivers has wanted to be able to rest his veterans during practice. White has appeared in four contests for the Celtics, averaging 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds in seven minutes per game. Last week he scored six points (3-4 FG) in just five minutes against the Charlotte Bobcats. The 26-year-old played for the Shanghai Sharks in China this season before signing his first 10-day contract with the Celtics at the end of February. White was the 29th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft and has also played for the Bobcats and Oklahoma City Thunder.
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