Rasheed’s Coming to Boston

by July 05, 2009

by Ryne Nelson

There’s a helluva lot Rasheed Wallace and Kevin Garnett have in common. They went No. 4 and No. 5, respectively, in the ’95 NBA Draft. Their intensity can drive them out of this planet when they’re on the court. They equally dangerous with their back to the basket as they are squaring from 17 feet.

They already have one championship ring. And they want some more. The Boston Globe reports that, for the first time in their careers, Rasheed and KG will be working for the same franchise:

An NBA source said tonight that Detroit free agent forward Rasheed Wallace has committed to sign with the Celtics on July 8 when free agents are able to sign. Wallace is expected to get a two-year deal using the mid-level exception (expected to be about $5.6 million to $5.8 million).

As if dealing with KG’s on-court antics wasn’t enough, the Celtics have their hands full with easily the L’s move effusive tandem. Maybe the Cs should redouble their efforts to sign the ever-levelheaded Grant Hill, who may have met with Doc Rivers today. No word yet on how this affects the Celtics’ stance toward Big Baby.

Forget the fact that the Boston will have an average age of 45.67, the Green is still capable of bringing out the cars for at least one more inspired title run next season.