Matt Terl
Saturday December 10th, 2011

The Boston Celtics are close to signing two-time All-Star forward David West, according to David Aldridge of

West has played his entire 8-year NBA career with the New Orleans Hornets organization but elected to opt out of the final year of his deal and become a free agent last summer. The power forward had 529 rebounds in 2011 but saw the end of his season shortened when he tore his ACL in March.  West underwent successful ACL reconstructive surgery in April and has been rehabilitating the injury ever since.

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