Celts Sign Pistons Free Agent Wilcox




BOSTON – The Boston Celtics today announced that they have signed free agent forward/center Chris Wilcox. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.


Wilcox, a 6'10″, 235lbs forward/center, appeared in 57 games for the Detroit Pistons last season averaging 7.4 points and 4.8 rebounds in 17.5 minutes per game.  Wilcox also shot a team-high 58.1 percent from the field in those 57 games.  In his 29 starts last season, the native of Whiteville, North Carolina averaged 8.1 points and 5.1 rebounds per game.  Wilcox recorded a season-high 27 points and a season-high 13 rebounds against Milwaukee on April 8.  The eighth overall pick in the 2002 NBA Draft recorded career-highs in points and rebounds during the 2006-07 season while with the Seattle Supersonics with 13.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game.