BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Celtics signed rookie forward Abdel Nader to a contract Saturday.

The terms of the deal were not announced.

Nader was the 2016-2017 NBA G League Rookie of the Year and averaged a team high 21.3 points per game. He also averaged 6.2 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and one steal per game.

The 23-year-old Egyptian native was picked in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft.

As the Celtics were inking a contract with Nader, they waived guard Demetrius Jackson.


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