Boston Celtics Wild Card: Von Wafer

August 29th, 2010 by Zachary Stanley Leave a reply »

Probably one of the least discussed moves that the Celtics have made this year is the acquisition of Von Wafer. On the surface this is not surprising.


Who is this guy? That's the most common response I have received while trying to convey my opinion of the Celtics offseason.


The reason for the lack of Wafer knowledge is no shocker. Wafer was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2005 from Florida State. He spent the next three years rolling through the NBA D-League programs of the Clippers, Nuggets, and Trailblazers.


Finally in the 2008-09 season, Wafer made a bit of a name for himself. With Tracy Mcgrady once again plagued with an injury, Wafer was called up to take some of the guards minutes on the Rockets. Wafer started 11 games, shooting almost 45 percent from the field for 9.7 PPG over 19 minutes/game. His 39 percent posting from behind the arc was second only to Ron Artest ...

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