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Boston Celtics Acquire Courtney Lee In Sign And Trade With Rockets

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Courtney Lee has been acquired by the Boston Celtics, according to Yahoo! Sports. Boston landed the free agent guard in a sign-and-trade with the Houston Rockets, in which the Celtics sent JaJuan Johnson back to Houston.

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Courtney Lee is the newest member of the Boston Celtics, as the C's will acquire the guard in a sign-and-trade deal with the Houston Rockets in which they will send JaJuan Johnson to Houston, according to Marc J. Spears Yahoo! Sports on Twitter.

RT @SpearsNBAYahoo Celtics to acquire G Courtney Lee from Rockets in a sign and trade sending back F JaJuan Johnson, sources tell Y! Details being finalized. (Twitter)

Boston had been rumored to be interested in signing Lee in recent weeks. Lee is a four-year NBA veteran who has played for three teams in four years. Lee began his career with the Orlando Magic in the 2008-09 season after being drafted No. 22 overall by the Magic in the 2008 NBA Draft. Lee played for the New Jersey Nets in 2009-10 before joining the Rockets for the next two seasons. Lee has averaged 10.0 points and 2.8 rebounds in 287 games.

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