The team is adding the 6-foot-8, 220 pound forward due to a string of COVID-related absences that currently has six players in the NBA's Health and Safety Protocols.
The Boston Celtics are planning to sign forward Justin Jackson of G League’s Texas Legends via hardship exemption, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Boston has handful of players in health and safety protocols.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 18, 2021
The deal is essentially a 10-day contract for Jackson, who has spent four years and played for four different NBA teams after being drafted 15th overall by the Sacramento Kings back in 2017. He has career averages of 6.6 points and 2.5 rebounds while shooting 42.7% from the field and 32.1% from 3-point territory in 248 games.
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