Re: Another Signee for Camp ... This time A Big
posted at 9/2/2013 5:41 PM EDT
In response to prakash's comment:
In response to Mployee8's comment:
More likely a body that will end up in a Me Redclaws uniform .... or the next Big Baby (???) at PF/C. The C's convinced this kids agent to pull him out of Germany just as he was about to start his balling career there.
Bell-Holter isn’t a household name considering he spent his college career playing at low-major Oral Roberts, but he earned an invite to the Portsmouth Invitational — a springboard for seniors looking to impress NBA scouts — after averaging 15.5 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game en route to First Team All-Southland honors.
The 6-foot-10, 250-pound forward grew up rooting for the Celtics because Kevin Garnett is one of his favorite players.
Bell-Holter averaged a career-best 15.5 points and 9.4 rebounds last season at Oral Roberts. Other highlights included him scoring career-high 35 points and becoming the NCAA’s first 20-20 man, with 20 points and 20 rebounds in the same game.
Very interesting, unless he was going to play for pittance. I wonder what role is being envisioned for the D-league. NBA is a super star league. MLB type farm system may not be very effective here.
Bell-Holter, 22, was going to play in Italy before the team pulled its offer and he landed with a different team in Germany (he didn’t show up on a Summer League roster and signed in Germany’s top league with Telekom Baskets Bonn last month). Then the Celtics called and made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.
“My agent said I was on their list of guys they wanted to bring in,” Bell-Holter told me. “It’s really exciting. It’s a huge opportunity that doesn’t come around very often. Just that they knew my name is pretty cool.”
Sounds like another PF but do we really have room for another pure PF (Sully, Hump, Bass & Olly) unless they envision him playing at center along with Fav and some minutes there from Olly as well. Maybe Danny is about to make a deal and sees a another roster spot opening up but ideally he's just another 4/5 somewhat undersized but an athletic guy that can be affective around the rim on defense and offense.