Report: C's targeting Miller

The Boston Celtics appear to be targeting former Bulls center Brad Miller on the free-agent market. From Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski:

Brad Miller

Brad Miller

#52 C
Chicago Bulls

2010 STATS

  • GM82
  • PPG8.8

  • RPG4.9

  • APG1.9

  • FG%.430

  • FT%.827

The Boston Celtics have targeted center Brad Miller to sign in free agency, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Miller and guard Ray Allen are expected to be the Celtics’ two top priorities in summer free agency following the retirement of Rasheed Wallace and a knee injury to Kendrick Perkins.

The Celtics have their mid-level exception available to sign Miller, 34, who has the versatility to play the power forward and center spots for them. Several contenders are expected to pursue him, but sources say that the chance to play for the defending Eastern Conference champions has significant appeal to Miller.

Later, the report talks about Doc Rivers' future in Boston:

The Celtics are still confident coach Doc Rivers will return for the final year of his contract, and he plans to make a decision this week on whether he will be back for a seventh season or join his family in Orlando.

Rivers has been behaving like a coach who plans to return. He participated in the Celtics’ draft preparation, and he had been working with GM Danny Ainge to prepare for the start of free agency on Thursday. He has also had conversations with prospective candidates to replace Tom Thibodeau on his coaching staff, but that hire is on hold.

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