08.23.05

Celtics Trade For Dickau

Posted in Basketball at 5:39 pm by

You can never have too many guards — just ask Isiah Thomas. Boston will have as many as five guys competing at the point following the Celtics’ acquisition of former Hornets PG Dan Dickau. From the Globe’s Shira Springer :

Celtics executive director of basketball operations Danny Ainge confirmed last night that the team has agreed in principle to a sign-and-trade deal with New Orleans that would land point guard Dan Dickau in Boston with a three-year contract worth an average of $2.5 million per year.

Ainge said some details of the deal still must be negotiated, including what the Celtics will give to the Hornets. New Orleans will receive a trade exception in the process.

As a Celtic, Dickau will join a number of point guards (Delonte West, Marcus Banks, Orien Greene, Will Bynum) expected to compete for the starting job.

Dickau has three years of NBA experience, with three teams: Atlanta, Portland, and New Orleans. As a starter for the Hornets for more than half of last season (46 games), he averaged 13.2 points and 5.2 assists in 31.0 minutes.

4 Responses to “Celtics Trade For Dickau”

  1. Mister Rayman says:

    Dan Dickau maybe a little bit overpriced considering that the Celtics had given away their trade exception. But we still don’t know the details of this sign & trade deal and it might be offsetted with the unloading of some horrendous contract of its player particularly that of M.Blount.I hope Magloire would be involve in this deal since Celtics are in dire need of a good center.

  2. David Roth says:

    Orien Greene and Will Bynum were expected to compete for the starting spot? Against whom, Morlon Wiley and Carl Krauser?

    Boston should go nutty for Dickau. I believe he can actually play a bit. But as a Nets fan, this deal doesn’t make me that nervous.

  3. pablo says:

    fuck you…..dan dickau did awesome with a shitty team last year. i cant wait for him to put on a celtic uniform

  4. Kall says:

    Dan Dikau SUCKS, I love it. The Celtics will be lucky to win 20 games this year

    You deserve to win only 5.

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