Report: Celtics to acquire Courtney Lee from Rockets

Friday July 20th, 2012

The Boston Celtics reportedly acquired guard Courtney Lee in a sign and trade deal. (Issac Baldizon/Getty Images)

The Boston Celtics agreed Thursday to acquire Houston Rockets guard Courtney Lee and send forward JaJuan Johnson to the Rockets in a sign and trade deal, reports Yahoo! Sports.

The length of the contract and financial terms for Lee were not disclosed. Rockets also get a second round pick from the Charlotte Bobcats that Boston owned along with Johnson, E'Twaun Moore and Sean Williams in the deal.

Lee, a fourth-year player from Western Kentucky University, averaged 11 points in 58 games with the Rockets last season.

Johnson, a former Big Ten Player of the Year at Purdue University, played in 36 games in his rookie season averaging 3.2 points.

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