Darko Milicic's seventh fresh start

Celtics' incoming big man will get help in making a new name for himself

Updated: October 3, 2012, 11:54 PM ET
By Peter May | ESPNBoston.com

He's universally known by one name and, in the NBA, that is customarily seen as a sign of respect, esteem and achievement. Kobe is Kobe. LeBron is LeBron.

Over nearly a decade, Darko Milicic has been, simply, Darko, and not because of any All-Star résumé. He does have a championship ring from his rookie season as a Pistons benchwarmer. He can tell his grandchildren that he was drafted as an 18-year-old ahead of Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh.

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