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.
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.
The Spurs’ summer season schedule begins on July 8 in opposition to Cleveland, adopted by video games in opposition to Golden State on July 10, Houston on July 11 and Atlanta on July 14.
Mike Carmin covers Purdue sports activities for the Journal & Courier. E-mail [email protected] and comply with on Twitter and Instagram @carmin_jc