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Perk exercises an option

Posted by Frank Dell'Apa, Globe Staff  October 5, 2009 05:40 PM

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Kendrick Perkins is usually the last option on Celtic in-bound plays. But the Celtics changed things up at the end of Monday's practice. Perkins set a screen on the high post. But, instead of passing to a cutting teammate or someone on the perimeter, Perkins took two dribbles and dunked, the last thing second unit opponents expected.

"That was almost a fun section of practice," coach Doc Rivers said. "We were trying to execute plays. Some plays we would never run, obviously. The last play -- maybe we will run, now -- Perk handing it off and dribbling to the basket, it was pretty fun. But it was good, it worked."

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