Ainge confirms the Celtics have claimed Jarel Eddie. He'll be evaluated over the next few days.
The Boston Celtics have claimed forward Jarell Eddie -- Hawks' recent release -- off NBA free agency waivers, league source tells RealGM.
If Rondo remains out Wednesday, Marcus Smart will be the first rookie to start opening night for the Celtics since Adrian Griffin in 1999.
Here's a finalist for strangest statement of the day, from Celtics assistant coach Walter McCarty: http://t.co/szXehfCgAw
Last year, albeit in very limited time, DeShawn Sims, Chris Babb and MarShon Brooks had the top 3 preseason PERs for the Celtics.