Celtics duo give it their best shot

They were signed in April, but now they're fighting for their NBA lives

Updated: September 12, 2010, 5:26 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- When the Boston Celtics signed Tony Gaffney and Oliver Lafayette on the final day of the regular season in April, president of basketball operations Danny Ainge noted that the moves were made with an eye toward the 2010-11 season.

The Celtics already boasted two open roster spots on the 15-man roster and were stockpiling NBA-caliber talent knowing that the team would need to fill as many as 11 spots this offseason. While both Gaffney and Lafayette earned non-guaranteed contracts ...

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