Celtics Sign Walt Lemon Jr. To Two-Way Contract
25-year-old guard fills Boston’s second two-way roster slot
BOSTON, MA – The Boston Celtics have signed guard Walt Lemon Jr. to a two-way deal, the team announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed
Lemon Jr., 25, made his NBA debut on Feb. 23 of last season after signing a pair of 10-day contracts with the New Orleans Pelicans. He averaged 3.4 points (43.8% FG) and 7.0 minutes in five games played. The Chicago, IL native spent the majority of his season competing for the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League, where he produced 22.4 points (49.4% FG, 31.3% 3-PT, 76.8% FT), 4.7 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 2.03 steals and 36.6 minutes in 40 games (all starts).
A four-year product of Bradley University from 2010-11 to 2013-14, Lemon Jr. has also competed professionally for multiple teams in Europe.