Saturday , Oct , 29 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Boston exercises option on C Perkins

Boston, MA (Sports Network) – The Boston Celtics exercised the fourth-year
option on center Kendrick Perkins, the team announced Saturday.

A first-round pick in the 2003 draft, Perkins is under contract with Boston
until the 2006-2007 season.

In 60 games for Boston last season, Perkins averaged 2.5 points and 2.9
rebounds in 9.1 minutes per outing.