Celtics convert center Tacko Fall's contract to two-way

NBA.com Global on Oct 14, 2019 07:19 AM
Celtics convert center Tacko Fall's contract to two-way
Boston Celtics' Tacko Fall, left, passes the ball as he is guarded by Orlando Magic's Amile Jefferson (11) and DaQuan Jeffries, right, during the second half of an NBA preseason basketball game, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Boston Celtics press release

BOSTON, Mass. --The Boston Celtics have signed guard/forward Max Strus to a standard NBA contract and converted center Tacko Fall to a two-way contract, the team announced Sunday (Monday, PHL time). Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Strus, 23, was initially signed to a two-way contract on July 25, after playing two collegiate seasons at DePaul University. He’s played in both of Boston’s preseason contests, logging two rebounds and three assists in seven minutes.

The Hickory Hills, IL native played in four games for Boston at the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League 2019, averaging 9.8 points (41.4% FG, 45.0% 3-PT, 85.7% FT), 2.8 rebounds, 2.0 assists, and 17.9 minutes.

Fall, 23, signed with the Celtics after competing on the team’s summer league squad, where he averaged 7.2 points (77.3% FG), 4.0 rebounds, and 1.4 blocked shots in five games played. The University of Central Florida graduate has produced five points on 2-of-4 shooting, five rebounds and two blocked shots in 14 minutes over two games of preseason action.

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