Wilcox (back) could have MRI upon return to Boston

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Wilcox (back) could have MRI upon return to Boston

Chris Wilcox was one of the many bigger offseason signings that Celtics GM Danny Ainge made, but the only one who hasn't been able to do much on the court.

Wilcox has been cleared to play after having surgery on his heart roughly six months ago, but now it's his back that's keeping him from playing.

According to Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely, Wilcox, who didn't play in either of the Celtics' games overseas, is expected to get tests done on his back when the team returns home.

Celticstalk: Chris Wilcox expected to have tests (possible MRI) performed on his back when the Celtics return home. A. Sherrod Blakely (@SherrodbCSN) October 7, 2012
We'll keep you posted on this.

Turner jokes that Celtics will retire his number

Turner jokes that Celtics will retire his number

It’s not the craziest thing someone has said on Twitter, but Evan Turner tweeted Monday that the Celtics should retire his number. 

It was a joke, of course, as the former Celtic was reacting to news that Isaiah Thomas had said he liked the No. 11 and would change his jersey number if so many people in Boston hadn’t already purchased his No. 4 jersey. 

After Turner joked that No. 11 was going to be retired, Thomas joked back that he would wear No. 11 as a tribute to the current Trail Blazer. 

Prior to being traded to Boston, Thomas wore No. 22 for Sacramento and No. 3 for Phoenix. 

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