C's officially waive three

The Celtics officially announced the release of Stephane Lasme, Mario West, and Tiny Gallon Thursday afternoon.

The moves trims Boston's roster to the 15-player maximum well in advance of Tuesday's season-opener against the Miami Heat.

Read on for the team's full press release, or hop HERE to read more on Lasme's expected signing with the Maine Red Claws (where Gallon could land as well).

BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have waived forwards Stephane Lasme, Keith “Tiny” Gallon, and guard Mario West. The Celtics roster now stands at 15.

Lasme, a 6’8” 215 lbs forward, averaged 4.1 points and 2.6 rebounds in 12.6 minutes per game during the 2010 preseason for the Celtics. He scored a preseason high of 12 points against Philadelphia on October 6.

West, a 6’5” 210 lbs guard, appeared in all eight preseason games for the Celtics averaging 0.7 points and 0.7 rebounds in 7.3 minutes per game.

Gallon, a 6’9” 290 lbs forward, was signed by the Celtics on October 19 and dressed for the game against New Jersey on October 20.