Celtics

Brad Stevens want to keep Jarell Eddie on roster as his contract ends, Terry Rozier battling sprained ankle

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DENVER -- Monday night marks the end of Jarell Eddie's 10-day contract with the Celtics. The 26-year-old has only played in one game since signing with the Celtics earlier this month, but Brad Stevens is hopeful that the 6-foot-7 wing will be kept around a while longer.

"He's been awesome," Stevens said Monday morning. "He knows what we're trying to accomplish. I haven't talked to Danny about if we're going to extend it or not, but I'd be all for it."

The odds of Eddie remaining on the roster got a boost last week once Marcus Smart was sidelined with a hand injury. Without Smart for the next two weeks, the Celtics will obviously be thin on the wing as the reserve guard rehabs in Boston.