Celtics place Gugliotta on injured list
Boston, MA (Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics placed forward Tom Gugliotta
on the injured list Tuesday with lower back pain.
Gugliotta aggravated the problem during last Friday’s 92-84 loss to the San
Antonio Spurs. He is averaging 1.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 12.9 minutes per
He signed with the Celtics in August after splitting time last season with the
Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz. He was traded by the Suns to the Jazz along with
a first-round pick in February in exchange for Keon Clark and Ben Handlogten.
The 34-year-old Huntington Station, New York native was selected in the first
round (sixth overall) of the 1992 draft by the Washington Wizards. The former
North Carolina State star has also enjoyed stints with Golden State and
Boston, meanwhile, activated forward Justin Reed from the injured list. The
40th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft was hampered by a hip pointer.