NEW YORK, March 6, 2010 – Boston Celtics rookie forward Marcus Landry was assigned to the Maine Red Claws, the Celtics’ NBA D-League affiliate, it was announced today. Landry’s assignment is the 28 th of the 2009-10 NBA D-League season.
Landry, 6-7, 230-pounds, has appeared in one game for Boston since being acquired by the Celtics on Feb. 18 in a trade with the New York Knicks. In 18 career NBA games, Landry averaged 2.4 points and 6.2 minutes, scoring a career-high eight points in a 132-89 win over the Indiana Pacers on Jan. 3 at Madison Square Garden.
Originally signed by the Knicks on Sept. 25, Landry spent four years at the University of Wisconsin, where he averaged 12.7 points during his senior season when he led the Badgers to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Celtics fans can stay in step with Landry, who is expected to join the Red Claws today and be available tomorrow when the team hosts the Sioux Falls Skyforce, by logging onto nba.com/dleague to watch all of the 66ers games live, online, for free.