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.
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.
Off the court, Fall made some waves last month at the Charlestown Boys & Girls Club when he joined kids for an introductory swim class.
On Sunday, the Celtics also announced they signed guard/forward Max Strus to a standard NBA contract.