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Celtics sign Shavlik Randolph to 10-day contract

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Shavlik Randolph #8 of the Washington Wizards goes up for a shot as Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets defends go for the jump ball in the first half during a preseason game at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Boston’s quest to find some depth off the bench for their front line has not ended with the signing of D.J. White since his return from China.

Friday the Celtics reached terms with Shavlik Randolph on a 10-day contract, something first reported at Real GM and since confirmed by other sources. Randolph is already in Boston and is reportedly at shootaround on Friday.

Randolph is a former Duke big man who played five years in the NBA, primarily for Philly and Portland, but who hasn’t played in the NBA since 2010. He has since played in China and Puerto Rico. He was strong on the glass but not of much use on the offensive end of the court.

It looks like Boston is going to try out a few guys in the “big guy at the end of the bench” role and see if anyone sticks.