The Boston Celtics have signed forward Troy Murphy and will sign swingman Sasha Pavlovic for the rest of the season, as they continue to add depth and talent for the stretch run of the regular season and postseason.
Murphy, whose contract with Golden State was bought out soon after being traded from New Jersey, played in only 18 games with the Nets and hasn't played since January 7. He's been in-demand with several teams in contention, including Miami, looking for a cheap way to bolster their frontcourt.
Pavlovic played in 14 games with New Orleans and Dallas this year, and will back up Ray Allen and Paul Pierce.
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I gotta say this was one of the best games I've watched so far this year (League Pass rules, BTW). I just want to bring up some brief notes: - Tayshaun Prince with the gamewinning THUNDERDUNK. I wish I had recorded that. It was SICK.