Celtics re-sign Marquis Daniels

The Boston Celtics announced today that they have re-signed guard/forward Marquis Daniels. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daniels, a 6’6″ guard/forward, appeared in 51 games for the Celtics last season averaging 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 18.4 minutes per game.  The former Auburn Tiger also shot a career-best 49.8% from the field.  Daniels netted a season-high with 16 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the floor against New Jersey on February 27. Daniels made four starts during last season and he averaged 11.8 points and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 65.6% from the field.  Over his seven year career Daniels has posted career averages of 9.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.0 steal in 22.9 minutes per game.  His best statistical season came during the 2008-09 season when he was with the Indiana when he averaged career-highs of 13.6 points and 4.6 rebounds in 31.5 minutes per game.  He also made a career-high 43 starts that season.

Boston Celtics Marquis Daniels scores a reverse layup while defended by Jamario Moon of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the fourth quarter in game 5 of the second round of the NBA Playoffs in Cleveland on May 11, 2010. UPI/David Richard Photo via Newscom