NBA Summer League

Tacko Fall
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Nick Friar
August 07, 2019 - 2:36 pm
Tacko Fall was recently added to the Senegal national team’s training camp roster in preparation for the 2019 FIBA World Cup. After working with the team for roughly one week, the coaches decided on Fall’s future with the team, as well as the other 23 players working out. The towering big man was...
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Romeo Langford
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Gabby Guerard
August 02, 2019 - 2:35 pm
It's no secret Romeo Langford, the Celtics ’ top pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, injured his thumb playing for Indiana University last season. But what most don’t know is how his father’s influence at a young age helped shape the 6-foot-6 point guard into the player he is today – someone who played...
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Celtics guard Tremont Waters
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Nick Friar
July 28, 2019 - 10:57 am
Prior to his fourth game with the Celtics at NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Tremont Waters learned of his father’s passing . Ed Waters, 49, was found dead in a motel room in West Haven, Conn on July 11. It was later ruled a suicide . The Celtics second-round draft pick elected to play in the July...
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Tacko Fall, Boston Celtics
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Gabby Guerard
July 25, 2019 - 5:01 pm
When the Celtics announced that four roster moves had been made Thursday afternoon, there was one transaction that stole most of the attention. Boston has signed Tacko Fall. The team officially announced it has signed Tremont Waters and Max Strus to two-way contracts, in addition to signing Javonte...
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Javonte Green
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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...
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Carsen Edwards
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Gabby Guerard
July 18, 2019 - 8:00 am
The Celtics had a successful Summer League run, finishing 4-1, with help from three out of the four players the team took in the 2019 NBA Draft. And Danny Ainge already believes they'll all contribute next season. “I think that Grant Williams, I thought played very well this year in the Summer...
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Tacko Fall
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Gabby Guerard
July 17, 2019 - 3:44 pm
At a staggering 7-foot-6, Tacko Fall was a Summer League sensation with the Celtics . Any time he got ready to sub-in, the crowd went wild. And when he went back to the bench, the arena would erupt in boos. But the fans weren’t the only ones who enjoyed watching Fall play. Celtics President of...
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Daniel Theis
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Gabby Guerard
July 16, 2019 - 11:29 am
The Celtics have been very active with roster changes this offseason, and it’s not over yet. According to Yahoo Sport’s Keith Smith , Boston rescinded Daniel Theis’ qualifying offer, making him an unrestricted free agent Monday. Just two weeks ago, Theis had agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal...
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Celtics guard Carsen Edwards
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Nick Friar
July 15, 2019 - 5:41 pm
Carsen Edwards shot the lights out from three (46.7 percent) and averaged 19.4 points per game in the Celtics’ five Summer League games. He also had a steal per game. But that wasn’t enough for the second-round pick to receive 2019 NBA Summer League First or Second Team recognition. The NBA...
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Robert Williams
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Gabby Guerard
July 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
Trading Aron Baynes to the Suns and losing Al Horford to the 76ers in free agency left the Celtics with a gap in their frontcourt. Among those who plan to help fill the void in 2019-20 is Robert Williams, who had the benefit of working with both big men last season. Williams, the 27th overall pick...
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