Report: Celtics Interested In Courtney Lee

BOSTON (CBS) – Fresh off the news that Ray Allen will not be coming back to the Celtics, the team is now hunting down his replacement.

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Celtics coach Doc Rivers met with Rockets shooting guard Courtney Lee Saturday night, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein.

To acquire Lee, the Celtics would need to complete a sign-and-trade deal with the Rockets to fit him under the cap.

The 6’5″ Lee averaged 11.4 points and shot 40.1% on three-pointers last season.

Stein reported that the Timberwolves, Hawks, Pacers, Mavericks and Suns are all interested in Lee.

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