Celtics signal guard JD Davison to a 2-way contract


Davison spent most of final season with the Maine Celtics, averaging 7.7 assists per sport.

Boston Celtics guard JD Davison in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Sunday, April, 9, 2023, in Boston.
JD Davison signed one other two-way contract with the Celtics. (AP Photograph/Steven Senne)

For the second straight season, the Celtics signed guard JD Davison to a two-way contract, the group introduced Sunday.

The 20-year-old guard, taken 53rd total by Boston within the 2022 NBA Draft, will account for one in every of Boston’s three spots on the roster for two-way contracts through the 2023-24 season.

Davison performed in 12 video games for Boston final season, averaging 1.6 factors and 0.9 assists per contest. Given the quantity of depth on the Celtics’ backcourt final season, Davison was primarily utilized on the finish of lopsided video games throughout his reps with Boston.

The previous College of Alabama standout spent most of final season with the Maine Celtics within the G-League. In 44 video games with Maine, Davison averaged 13.2 factors, 4.5 rebounds, and seven.7 assists per sport.

Davison completed fourth within the G-League through the common season with 339 assists, which additionally ranks third all-time in franchise historical past and is the second-most assists in a single season by a Maine participant — trailing solely Tim Frazier (2014-15).

The 6-foot-3 Davison is at the moment enjoying for the Celtics throughout Summer time League motion in Las Vegas.

The promising playmaker had an evening to neglect on Sunday in a 103-98 loss to the Washington Wizards. In his 33 minutes, Davison scored 4 factors off of 2-for-7 taking pictures, together with 10 turnovers.

Boston’s newest draft choice, Jordan Walsh, took a step again after a promising Summer time League debut over the weekend. Walsh scored 12 factors towards the Wizards, however solely sank 4 of his 14 photographs from the sector.