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Celtics Officially Sign Reed

Its official. Welcome aboard Justin Reed. While Reed struggled in summer league games, he was very good in college. See his draft profile:

Strengths: Strong on the block, but not as tall and/or powerful as NBA PF's…Has a nice set of low post moves to score on the block…Solid rebounder…A good leaper with long arms...Stronger than most NBA SF's in the post…A decent low post defender, rather crafty…Has quick hands…Decent passer, but will turn the ball over...Very aggressive and is not afraid of contact…A hard worker who will get dirty on the floor .

Weaknesses: Weak on the perimeter…Not very quick or fleet of foot…Poor ball handler…Needs to really improve his jumper from 18 feet out…Doesn't defend well in space, a real liability on the outside.

Notes: Came into Mississippi and quickly became key member of the team. Listed at 6'8, but that's questionable…He's strong, and in excellent condition…Very cut physically…Has been a low post player at Ole Miss, but will likely have to adjust to the combo forward and play on the perimeter…A two-time All-SEC and John Wooden Award candidate.

-Benjamin Eggar

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