In August of 2007, James Posey was being pursued by the Nets and Celtics after being dissed by his old GM, Pat Riley. In a book about Boston's magical season, Peter May describes how Posey was ready to join the Nets: "I called my agent and told him to call New Jersey and tell them I was coming." Eddie House then called. So did Doc Rivers and they wouldn't let him say no to a Celtics offer. He wound up with a ring.
- Looking Back - Summer Of 2007 - Jeff Clark - Celtics Blog