New Assignment Record Set As Celtics Re-Assign Kris Joseph to Maine Red Claws

68th assignment sets new NBA D-League single-season record

NEW YORK, Dec. 22, 2012 Ė The Boston Celtics have re-assigned rookie forward Kris Joseph to the Maine Red Claws, Bostonís NBA Development League affiliate. The assignment is the record 68th of the 2012-13 NBA and NBA D-League seasons, while Joseph is one of 42 NBA players to have been assigned this season. The previous assignment record was 67, set during the 2011-12 season.

Joseph (6-7, 210, Syracuse) has appeared in three games for Boston this season, scoring two points in nine minutes of action. He returns to the Red Claws having played in seven games, averaging 20.9 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 2.0 steals and 38.1 minutes.

Joseph is expected to be in Maine today and available to play when the Red Claws host the Erie BayHawks at 7 p.m. ET.

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