Celtics waive Lindsey Hunter
Boston, MA (Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics Wednesday waived guard
Hunter was obtained last Thursday as part of a three-team trade that
involved Boston, Detroit and Atlanta. In addition to getting Hunter from the
Pistons, the Celtics acquired guard Chucky Atkins, Detroit’s 2004 first-round
selection and cash considerations.
Meanwhile, the Hawks sent forward Rasheed Wallace to the Pistons during the
deal. In addition to Wallace, Detroit also received guard Mike James from
Finally, Atlanta acquired forward Chris Mills from Boston and center
Zeljko Rebraca and guard Bob Sura from Detroit. The Hawks also obtained the
rights to Milwaukee’s 2004 first-round draft choice, which Detroit previously
obtained from Denver.
Hunter did not appear in a game for Boston. He played 11 contests for the
Pistons this season and averaged 3.7 points per contest.