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Maine Red Claws Hire Darren Erman As Head Coach

Jul 29, 2019 9:44 AM

Darren Erman will become head coach of the Maine Red Claws in the G League.

The Red Claws are operated by the Boston Celtics.

Erman was on the staff of the Celtics under Doc Rivers and joined the Golden State Warriors as an assistant coach in 2013. Erman is coming off four seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans.

Head coaching experience is the one thing not on Erman's resume.

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Celtics Sign Tremont Waters, Max Strus To Two-Way Deals

Jul 26, 2019 8:54 AM

The Boston Celtics have signed guards Tremont Waters and Max Strus to Two-Way contracts.

Selected by the Celtics in the second round (51 overall), Waters averaged 15.6 points (42.3% FG, 80.7% FT), 3.1 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 2.5 steals and 32.7 minutes over 66 collegiate games at LSU.

Strus, 23, joins the organization after spending two years at DePaul University, where he ranked third in the Big East in scoring in 2018-19 (20.1 ppg). In addition to his high scoring output, Strus finished second among conference competitors this past season in three-point field goals (113), while recording 5.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists and a shooting mark of 42.9% from the field (36.3% 3-PT) in 35 games (all starts).

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Celtics Agree To Purchase G League's Main Red Claws

Jul 26, 2019 8:26 AM

The Boston Celtics have entered into an agreement to purchase the NBA G League’s Maine Red Claws, subject to successful finalization of the transaction and G League approval. Upon completion, the Red Claws would be wholly-owned by the Celtics as the team’s official G League affiliate.

“Over the years, the G League and the Red Claws have become increasingly important to the Celtics and our player development efforts. We look forward to deepening both our ties with basketball operations and within the community, and further bringing the Celtics experience to fans in Maine,” said Rich Gotham, Boston Celtics Team President.

“The Celtics have been great partners with the Red Claws over the last ten seasons. We are thrilled that the Celtics will continue to build upon the success we have had in making the Red Claws an important part of the Maine community,” said Bill Ryan Jr., Maine Red Claws Chairman and Principal Owner.

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Clippers To Sign Justin Bibbs To 10-Day Contract

Mar 13, 2019 7:52 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers will sign Justin Bibbs to a 10-day contract.

Bibbs has averaged 11.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.7 assists for the G League's Maine Red Claws this season.

Bibbs played for the Celtics in Summer League.

Andrew Grief/Los Angeles Times

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R.J. Hunter Agrees To Sign Two-Way Deal With Celtics

Jan 9, 2019 11:02 PM

R.J. Hunter has agreed to sign with the Boston Celtics on a Two-Way contract.

Hunter was selected 28th overall by the Celtics in the 2015 NBA Draft.

Hunter has bounced around the G League since then. In 22 games this season, the 25-year-old averaged 22 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 4.3 assists. He also shot 42.6 percent from the field and 34.3 percent from behind the arc. 

“I worked my ass off to become the best me on and off the court, and to come back to this organization a better person/player overall is a wild feeling,” Hunter wrote on Instagram Wednesday. “So much more work to be done but I just want to thank the Celtics for this opportunity.”

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