Wafer getting up to Celtics speed

After slow start at camp, he's taking Doc's advice to just keep shooting

Updated: October 5, 2010, 7:16 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- The Boston Celtics know Von Wafer can shoot.

They actually found that out the hard way back on Jan. 9, 2009, when Wafer came off the bench and drilled a quartet of 3-pointers for the Houston Rockets, including one in the final minute to lift his team to an 89-85 triumph.

It was one of just six losses Boston endured at home that season, so it was somewhat memorable, particularly the way Wafer drilled the shot over Paul Pierce and in front of the Boston bench.

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