BOSTON (CBS) — Tacko Fall now has a two-way contract with the Boston Celtics. The summer league sensation will now be able to split time between Boston and their G-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws, this season.
Fall, who is 7’7″, has proven to be a fan favorite after signing as an undrafted free agent. In last week’s preseason opener, the crowd went wild for him during his just eight minutes of playing time.
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Tacko with the putback jam! pic.twitter.com/Khc38bTVtH
— Boston Celtics (@celtics) October 7, 2019
Fall has averaged 3.0 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.6 blocked shots in three preseason games for Boston. The 23-year-old got plenty of run on the team’s summer league squad. averaging 7.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 1.4 blocked shots in five games played.READ MORE: Hasty Pudding Theatricals Return With 'HPT 173: Ship Happens' In February
Off the court, Fall made some waves last month at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club when he joined kids for an introductory swim class.MORE NEWS: I-Team: NH And MA Lawmakers Want To Know Why System Didn't Protect Harmony Montgomery
On Sunday, the Celtics also announced they signed guard/forward Max Strus to a standard NBA contract.