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Purdue basketball’s Williams, Stefanovic earn roster spots

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Purdue basketball’s Williams, Stefanovic earn roster spots

Purdue basketball’s Williams, Stefanovic earn roster spots

WEST LAFAYETTE – Trevion Williams and Sasha Stefanovic weren’t drafted Thursday evening, however the Purdue standouts will compete for NBA roster spots. 

The 6-foot-10 Williams, who led the Boilermakers in assists final season, has signed with the Boston Celtics and can play within the Las Vegas summer season league. Stefanovic may also get an opportunity after signing with the San Antonio Spurs. He’ll play for the Spurs’ summer season league crew. 

Williams appeared in 130 video games, together with 60 begins. Throughout his profession, Williams averaged 10.8 factors and seven.0 rebounds.

He was named the Large Ten’s Sixth Man of the Yr and earned third-team all-conference honors following his senior season. After his junior 12 months, Williams was chosen first-team All-Large Ten by the coaches.

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Stefanovic was the one Boilermaker to begin all 37 video games and averaged 10.4 factors, 2.5 rebounds and three.0 assists. He completed with 87 3-pointers, which ranks ninth on Purdue’s single-season record. 

Mar 25, 2022; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Purdue Boilermakers guard Sasha Stefanovic (55) shoots against St. Peter's Peacocks guard Doug Edert (25) in the first half in the semifinals of the East regional of the men's college basketball NCAA Tournament at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Purdue teammate Jaden Ivey was chosen by Detroit with the No. 5 choose total through the NBA Draft.

The Celtics start summer season league video games on July 9 in opposition to Miami earlier than dealing with Milwaukee on July 11. Boston closes out summer season league motion in opposition to Golden State on July 12 and in opposition to Memphis on July 14.

Former Boilermaker Carsen Edwards performed for the Celtics in final 12 months’s summer season league. Edwards is at present on Detroit’s roster.

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