Celtics reportedly considering Erick Dampier

Cary Emondson-US PRESSWIRE

The Boston Celtics are believed to be interested in adding a rebounding big man. According to league sources, Erick Dampier might be a player they are interested in.

The Boston Celtics are potentially interested in acquiring the services of free agent big man Erick Dampier, according to a report by Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe on Tuesday.

Citing NBA sources, Washburn stated that the team might be interested in bringing in Dampier for a tryout.

Boston has expressed interest in improving their size and are believed to be interested in acquiring the services of a rebounding big man. In fact, head coach Doc Rivers labeled the team as "soft" last week in reference to their presence at the boards. The Celtics have been out rebounded in all but four games this season (out of 17).

Originally chosen with the No. 10 overall selection by the Indiana Pacers in the 1996 NBA Draft, he has spent time with the Golden State Warriors, Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat. In 987 career games, he has averaged 7.1 rebounds, 7.4 points and 1.4 blocks per game.

Dampier most recently played with the Atlanta Hawks in 2011-12. He played in 15 games with the team and averaged 1.7 rebounds in 5.5 minutes per game over that span.

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