On this day: former Celtic Dana Barros signed; Al Brightman born

On this day in 1995 in Boston Celtics history, the storied franchise signed veteran guard Dana Barros as an unrestricted free agent.

A native of Boston, Massachusetts, Barros attended his hometown Boston College before being selected16th in the 1989 NBA draft by the Seattle Supersonics, for whom he played four seasons.

Barros was traded to the Charlotte Hornets in 1993, but the Boston native barely had time to get a cup of coffee with his new team, which dealt him to the Philadelphia 76ers two days later.

The Massachusetts native played two seasons for the Sixers — making the All-Star team in 1995 — before he left the team in free agency for his hometown club.

Barros played five seasons for the Celtics in a reserve role, including four in his first stint.

He was dealt away in a massive four-team deal that ultimately landed him with the Detroit Pistons for two seasons.

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