BOSTON - The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed center Scot Pollard and guard Eddie House. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Pollard, a 6'11", 273lb center, appeared in 24 games for the Cleveland Cavaliers last season averaging 1.0 points and 1.3 rebounds in 4.5 minutes per game. The former Kansas Jayhawk has career averages of 4.5 points and 4.8 rebounds. Pollard was originally drafted into the NBA by the Detroit Pistons with the 19th overall pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. Pollard posted a career-high in rebounds during the 2001-02 season with Sacramento when he recorded 7.1 rebounds per contest. The Murray, Utah native has made nine consecutive playoff appearances dating back to the 1998-99 season.
House, a 6'1", 175lb guard, played for the New Jersey Nets last season and averaged 8.4 points in 16.9 minutes per game. House shot .429 percent from three-point range last season which ranked 10th overall in the NBA. The former Arizona State Sun Devil scored a season high 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting from the field, including 5-of-10 shooting from three while adding a season-high tying five rebounds and four assists at Milwaukee on December 23, 2006. The seven-year pro led the Nets in scoring once last season, steals 10 times and in blocks twice. House scored in double-digits ten times last season and scored 20 or more points twice.