Corey Walden's training camp deal with Boston Celtics includes small guarantee – MassLive.com
Boston Celtics’ Corey Walden, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs’ Shannon Scott during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Saturday, July 18, 2015, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Corey Walden’s contract with the Boston Celtics includes a small guarantee, according to Eric Pincus of Basketball Insiders.
Pincus reported Tuesday afternoon that the agreement is for two years at the league minimum, with $25,000 guaranteed. The deal will give Walden a training camp audition, but in all likelihood the 6-foot-2 guard will not have much of a chance to make the crowded Celtics roster. Expect him to be more of a candidate for the team’s D-League affiliate in Maine.
As @EricPincus notes. Corey Walden to BOS, 25k guaranteed. Will be assigned to Maine if he doesn’t make the roster. Expect more of these.
— Bobby Marks (@BobbyMarks42) August 4, 2015
Walden, 22, was hobbled by a hamstring injury while with the Celtics summer league team, but averaged 18.8 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists as a senior at Eastern Kentucky. The Celtics have also reportedly added Alabama wing Levi Randolph for training camp.
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