Celtics Finalize Training Camp Roster

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed guards Marcus Georges-Hunt and Damion Lee, as well as forward Jalen Jones. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Georges-Hunt played in four contests for the Brooklyn Nets in the 2016 Las Vegas Summer League and averaged 2.8 points and 1.0 rebound in 13.3 minutes per game. As a senior at Georgia Tech, the 6’5” guard averaged 16.7 points while shooting 45.4 percent from the field, 3.4 rebounds and a team-high 3.3 assists per game. Georges-Hunt rose to No. 11 on Tech’s all-time scoring list (1,728 points) during the 2015-16 season after beginning the year as 35th.

Lee appeared in six games for the Miami Heat during the Las Vegas Summer League and averaged 10.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 21.3 minutes per game. The 6’6” guard played for the Louisville Cardinals during the 2015-16 season, where he averaged 15.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting from the field, 1.9 assists and 3.9 rebounds in 33.6 minutes per game. Prior to playing at Louisville, Lee attended Drexel University and was the nation’s fourth-leading scorer as a junior while averaging 21.4 points per game.

Jones played in five contests for the Toronto Raptors during the Las Vegas Summer League and averaged 3.2 points and 2.0 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game. During his senior year at Texas A&M, the 6’7” forward averaged 15.3 points on 42.5 percent shooting from the field and 7.2 rebounds. Jones earned first-team All-SEC honors from both the league’s coaches and the Associated Press for the 2015-16 season.

The final training camp roster is as follows:

  • Ben Bentil
  • Avery Bradley
  • Jaylen Brown
  • Jae Crowder
  • Marcus Georges-Hunt
  • Gerald Green
  • Al Horford
  • R.J. Hunter
  • Demetrius Jackson
  • Jonas Jerebko
  • Amir Johnson
  • Jalen Jones
  • Damion Lee
  • Jordan Mickey
  • Kelly Olynyk
  • Terry Rozier
  • Marcus Smart
  • Isaiah Thomas
  • James Young
  • Tyler Zeller
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