Celtics news: Noah Funleigh officially signs contract


Noah Funleigh, now from the Boston Celtics.

The Boston Celtics Fell short in the NBA Finals this past season, losing to Golden State Warriors In six games. Throughout the series, it became clear that they were lacking in depth, but so far this season, they’ve done a good job of fixing that issue.

Brad Stevens Signed by Danilo Galinari for a two-year contract and He made a huge trade with the Indiana Pacers to guard Malcolm Brogdon. Unfortunately, Gallinari suffered a ruptured ACL while playing for the Italian national team at EuroBasket.

They already had a few open roster places they were looking to fill, and with Gallinari out now (at least) for the majority of the season, adding some significant depth will be critical. according to Alberto de Roa from HoopsHypeThe Celtics have officially signed Noah Vonleh to a contract.

HoopsHype reports that “Noah Vonleh has signed a fully unsecured one-year, $2.46 million contract with the Boston Celtics.”

Vonleh has not appeared in an NBA game since the 2020-21 season, when he played four games with Brooklyn Networks. During his seven years of league experience, Funleigh played for seven teams – the Nets, Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, New York KnicksAnd the Chicago BullsPortland Trail Blazers and Charlotte Hornets.

Keith Smith of CelticsBlog and Spotrac provided some additional thoughts on the details of the deal.

Details of Funleigh’s deal with Celtics

Vonleh’s contract with Boston is not guaranteed, and it remains a training camp deal. However, if he makes the regular season roster by opening night, Smith reports that he will turn out to be an unsecured record deal.

A league source told celticsblog &spotrac: “Noah Funley’s contract with the Boston Celtics is a no-guaranteed bootcamp deal.

“Vonleh’s deal won’t count against the cap/tax unless he makes an opening night roster. Then it turns into a standard unsecured deal,” Smith tweeted.

Throughout his seven-year football career, Funleh made 339 appearances. holds a profession Averaged 4.9 points, 5.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists 45.9% from the field and 30.8% from behind the three-point line.

The addition of Vonleh to the Celtics roster is part of a recent competition the team is holding.

Celtics boot camp competition

according to Jay King of the AthleticIt will be the Celtics Holding an open competition in the training camp To fill in the last spots in the list. Funleigh is among the players invited by Boston. Additionally, King mentioned three other players.

“As of Tuesday, the Celtics were expected to fill the rest of the bootcamp roster with young veterans ready to compete for those spots,” King reported. Recent additions Noah Funley and Bruno Capoclo will be in that group while last year’s two-way player Broderick Thomas and Justin Jackson named by the Kings are seen as strong candidates to join them, league sources told Athletic.

Thomas and Jackson both spent time on the Celtics roster last year, with Thomas being one of the two players, and Jackson had 10 days with the team at one point. Meanwhile, Vonleh and Caboclo are new faces in the organization, both looking to return to the NBA.