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With Paul Pierce, Theo Ratliff, Wally Szczerbiak and Brian Scalabrine all hurt, the only Celtic player in uniform on Monday over the age of 24 was Michael Olowokandi.  Kandi played 6 minutes.

The highest paid Celtic in uniform on Monday was... Luke Jackson of the Clippers.  The Celtics owe him over $2M of his guaranteed contract after waiving him in camp.  In a Celtic uniform, it would be Sebastian Telfair at $1.8M.

Counting Jackson, Vin Baker and Brian Grant (all long gone) the Celtics 7 highest paid players are all out.  Kandi signed for the vet's minimum.  

The cumulative salary of the 9 Celtics in uniform on Monday was a smidge over $10M.  Less than Pierce makes.  Less than Ratliff makes.  Less than Szczerbiak makes.