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Celtics are reportedly signing Javonte Green to a partially guaranteed deal

Nick Friar
July 18, 2019 - 5:06 pm

One of the few players not under contract who stood out for the Celtics at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas was Javonte Green. The 6-foot-4 guard played at Radford University from 2011 to 2015 before heading overseas. In 2018, he got his first chance in the Summer League, playing for the Suns’ team.

In his five games with the Celtics this summer, Green averaged 1.8 steals and 10.8 points per game, while shooting 50 percent from the floor. Throughout Summer League, he impressed Danny Ainge, who hinted at the guard possibly having a future with the Celtics following Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter’s introductory press conference on Wednesday.

“I don't know what is ahead in his future, but he played really well for us this summer, too,” Ainge said. “And he's proven he can find a good role in the NBA, too, if that's what he wants."

Based on a report from Tim Bontemps of ESPN, Green has found a role in the Association, now that the Celtics are signing him a partially guaranteed deal.