Boston has seen all it wanted to from Carsen Edwards.
The Celtics are signing the rookie to a four-year, $4.5 million deal, in accordance with a report from the Boston Globe, which cites an unidentified league supply.
In line with a league supply the Celtics and 2nd spherical decide Carsen Edwards have come to phrases on a assured contract.
– Adam Himmelsbach (@AdamHimmelsbach) July 13, 2019
Edwards, 21, was chosen by Boston with the No. 33 decide within the 2019 NBA Draft. The previous Purdue standout has a popularity for being a prolific scorer, and he showcased his craft properly all through this yr’s summer season league in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 6-1 guard tallied 23 minutes per contest and averaged 18.zero factors whereas capturing 52% from the sector in 4 appearances with the Celtics.
Romeo Langford, Grant Williams and Tremont Waters had been all drafted by Boston in June and are hoping to change into rotation gamers, like Edwards. The departures of Kyrie Irving, Terry Rozier and Al Horford might give every younger participant ample alternative to contribute in 2019-20.
The Celtics entered 2018-19 because the favorites to come back out on prime of the Japanese Convention however completed the yr fourth within the standings. They had been eradicated by the Bucks within the the second spherical of the playoffs in 5 video games.
Boston has an All-NBA expertise in Kemba Walker, nevertheless it might need to develop its younger core shortly to maintain up in a quickly enhancing subject.