C's officially add Hollins, waive Wilcox

March, 23, 2012
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The Celtics officially inked center Ryan Hollins on Friday morning and waived forward/center Chris Wilcox to make room on the 15-man roster.

Wilcox is out for the season as he prepares for aortic surgery on March 29. Here's the bio on Hollins the team attached to its press release: Hollins, a 7-foot center/forward, appeared in 24 games for the Cavaliers this season averaging 3.7 points and 2.3 rebounds in 15.1 minutes per game. Hollins recorded season-highs in points (15), rebounds (7) and minutes (31) against the Washington Wizards on March 3. In his seven starts for the Cavaliers this season he recorded an average of 5.6 points and 3.7 rebounds. He also shot 60.0% from the floor in those seven contests. The former UCLA Bruin recorded his best statistical season during the 2009-10 season when he was with Minnesota averaging a career-high 6.1 points and 2.8 rebounds. Last season with Cleveland he shot a career-high 59.8 percent from the floor.

Chris Forsberg

Celtics reporter, ESPNBoston.com

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