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Clippers sign Lester Hudson, who's been playing in China, for 10 days
Clippers sign Lester Hudson, who's been playing in China, for 10 days

To say Lester Hudson took the long route back to the NBA would be something of an understatement. The veteran guard boarded flights from Shenyang, China, to Beijing to Chicago to his hometown of Memphis, Tenn., before discovering he had a message from his agent. The Clippers wanted to sign the two-time most valuable player of the Chinese Basketball Assn. to a 10-day contract to provide depth, with guards Jamal Crawford and Nate Robinson injured. So Hudson hopped on a flight to Boston, joining the Clippers a day before their 119-106 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday at TD Garden. The past met the present at the spot where the 2009 second-round draft pick of the Celtics started...

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