Shavlik Randolph thanks Celtics fans, open to a return; Knicks may be interested in his services

Randolph's play in Boston should keep him in the NBA
CSNNE's Jessica Camerato spoke with Shavlik Randolph yesterday evening, and here's what he had to say about his future and time with Boston:
"I don't know if there's enough room on the paper for what to say to the fans. I'm just extremely, to the highest level, thankful for their support. I don't think they understand how touching it's been to me. It's been such a highlight of my career, the support that they've given me. It's so easy for a player like me to go out, bust my butt, put my body on the line and play 100 percent all the time when it's for fans that support you the way they supported me. Even into this offseason, showing support in me wanting to return, it just absolutely was touching and I could never really express how grateful I am for that. 
Since the offseason began I haven't really considered being somewhere else [besides Boston]. Here in these next 48, 72 hours I'm going to be talking with my agent, observing the landscape. But I would absolutely be open to coming back to Boston, that's a no brainer. Obviously there are some variables that are out of my control, but I'm definitely keeping all my options open."

ESPN New York also reports Randolph is among several big men "on the Knicks radar."  After returing from China to average 4.2 points and 4.4 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game for the C's last year, it's hard to imagine him not finding an NBA gig somewhere.

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