SALT LAKE CITY — The Celtics have traded Patrick O’Bryant to Toronto for Will Solomon, but they will still get the roster spot they desire.
Solomon is being sent to Sacramento for a conditional second round draft pick (similar to the Sam Cassell trade).
That gives the Celts two open roster spots, and they hope to fill at least one with a veteran big man over the next couple of weeks.
With their available bodies at 11, J.R. Giddens is being called up from the D-League and will be with the Celts when they play the Jazz tonight.
The Globe has him as a King too… meaning we’ve got 2 open spots. They also have this:
An NBA source also said the Celtics are interested in veteran center Calvin Booth, who just was acquired by the Kings from Minnesota. Boston could pursue Booth as a free agent if he is waived. Also, the Kings have waived forward Mikki Moore, who might appeal to the Celtics. The well-traveled 10-year veteran played three games for Boston during the 2002-03 season.
The Celtics now have two open roster spots to add a free agent if they so choose.