Celtics sign Moore for rest of season

Updated: February 24, 2009, 5:31 PM ET
By Chris Broussard | ESPN.com

The Boston Celtics on Tuesday signed 7-foot forward Mikki Moore, a free agent who was recently waived by Sacramento, for the veteran's minimum of $1.1 million. Moore's salary will be pro-rated.

An 11-year veteran who has played for eight teams, Moore averaged 3.5 points and 3.3 rebounds in 16.2 minutes a game for Sacramento. Still, several playoff-contending teams were interested in signing him, including Denver, Dallas and New Orleans.

"It was a tough decision for Mikki," his ...

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