Celtics Make it Official, Acquire Keyon Dooling




BOSTON – The Boston Celtics today announced that they have acquired guard Keyon Dooling and a protected second-round draft pick from the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for the draft rights to Albert Miralles. The draft rights were previously acquired in the trade dated August 3, 2005 in which the Celtics traded Antoine Walker to the Miami Heat in a five team trade.


Dooling, a 6'3″ guard, has amassed career averages of 7.2 points and 2.3 assists in 675 games over 11 seasons with the Clippers, Heat, Magic, Nets and Bucks.  Dooling appeared in a career-high 80 games last season for Milwaukee and recorded a career-high 11 assists to go along with 12 points against Cleveland on January 21.  He also recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds at Chicago on January 24.  Dooling led the Bucks in assists in 20 games last season as well as leading the team in steals on 14 occasions.  Over the last three seasons Dooling has shot 38.1 percent from three-point territory. The former Missouri Tiger posted his highest scoring season during the 2008-09 campaign while with the Nets averaging 9.7 points and a career-high 3.5 assists per game.