On this particular day in Boston Celtics background, onward James Posey authorized with the Boston Celtics as a freelance in 2007, including some heft on the wing to what was currently plainly a title competitor after the group had actually included Ray Allen and also Kevin Garnett in smash hit professions previously that summertime.
Posey played his university round with the Xavier Musketeers and also was prepared 18th general in the preliminary of the 1999 NBA draft by the Denver Nuggets. The 6-foot-8 swingman had actually likewise played jobs with the Houston Firecrackers, Memphis Grizzlies, and also Miami Warm prior to signing up with the Celtics on this particular day all those years earlier.
The Cleveland, Ohio indigenous tattooed a bargain worth about $6.67 million over 2 periods, with the last period a gamer choice.
Los Angeles Lakers’ Pau Gasol, facility, from Spain, obtains pressed in between Boston Celtics’ Glen Davis (11) and also James Posey throughout the 2nd quarter of Video game 6 of the NBA basketball finals Tuesday, June 17, 2008, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
Posey would certainly obviously win a title with the Banner 17 staff and after that determined to check the waters in cost-free company. He would certainly wind up prices himself out of Boston’s lineup, authorizing with the New Orleans Pelicans rather regardless of wanting to go back to the Celtics.
The Ohioan would certainly balance 7.4 factors, 4.4 rebounds, and also 1.4 aids per video game while he was with Boston.
April 5, 2011; Boston, MA, U.S.A.; Boston Celtics onward Jeff Eco-friendly (leading) ends up a dunk before Philly 76ers gamers Jrue Holliday (11 ), Evan Turner (12 ), and also Thaddeus Youthful (21) throughout the 4th quarter at TD Yard. Michael Ivins-USA TODAY Sports
It is likewise the birthday celebration of previous Celtic onward Jeff Eco-friendly.
Birthed this particular day in 1986 in Cheverly, Maryland, Eco-friendly would certainly go to Georgetown College, where he was prepared 5th general by Boston in the 2007 NBA draft prior to being dealt to the (after that) Seattle Supersonics in the offer that brought sharpshooter Ray Allen to the group.
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He would certainly be dealt back to the Celtics in 2011 with Nenad Krstić for Kendrick Perkins and also Nate Robinson, and also played 4 periods for the group, taking among them off to deal with a.