Add Jannero Pargo to the FA list

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Per CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely, Ainge has contacted the 33-year-old journeyman.

Pargo's been around, but hasn't stuck anywhere for more than two years. Unlike a D-Leaguer, what might set him apart from a younger player is his experience:

Agent: Celtics have shown interest in Pargo

Although Pargo has bounced around since entering the league undrafted in 2002, his brightest moment as a pro came in the 2008 playoffs when given an opportunity to play steady minutes.

Then with the New Orleans Hornets, Pargo filled in for an injured Chris Paul and put quite a scare in the San Antonio Spurs, who needed seven games to move on from their Western Conference semi-final matchup.

In that seventh game, Pargo had 18 points which included a trio of three-pointers. Prior to that, he had a 30-point game in New Orleans' first-round series against Dallas.

He became a free agent that summer and had a number of NBA suitors, but eventually signed a one-year, $3.8 million deal with Moscow Dynamo.

"He's definitely not afraid of the big moment, or taking the big shot," Bartelstein said. "But like I said, we're talking with some teams and hopefully we'll have something done soon for the rest of the season."

Personally, I'd prefer someone a little bigger who could fill in at SF as well. Doc and Danny made it clear yesterday that they're basically looking for a baller and not so much to fill a position or role. With the team sharing the ball more on offense, as long as he can move the ball, take an open shot, drive the lane, and isn't a liability on D, you're a prime candidate for the team right now. Pargo is 6'1 and as veteran-y as he might be, I'd like him much more if he was six inches taller. Another guy with some size would free up more minutes for Jeff Green at the 4 rather than relying heavily on Jason Collins and Chris Wilcox.

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