BOSTON - The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed forward Kevinn Pinkney to a 10-day contract. Pinkney, who was playing for the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League, is the 19th Gatorade Call-Up this season from the D-League and the fourth in Celtics history.
Pinkney, a 6'10", 245-pound forward from the University of Nevada was an NBA Development League All-Star this season and a member of the All-NBA Development League Second Team. Pinkney averaged 18.6 points per game, which tied him for seventh in the NBA Development League, while averaging 7.2 rebounds per game. Undrafted in the 2005 NBA Draft, Pinkney averaged a career high 12.5 points and 7.7 rebounds as a senior for Nevada.
Pinkney will be available to play for the Celtics tonight when they take on the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center and he will wear #51.