Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/6/12
While the Boston Celtics were getting spanked by Milwaukee last Friday evening, their affiliate may have made strides to fill a hole. Friday night was the NBA Developmental League's draft. The Celtics' affiliate, the Maine Red Claws held the No. 4 pick in the first round. With that pick, Maine drafted point guard Shelvin Mack. Mack, you may remember, was the point guard on those Cinderella Butler teams that lost back-to-back NCAA Tournament Championships in 2010 and 2011. He also played in the NBA last season with the Washington Wizards. The Wizards chose him with pick No. 34 in the 2011 NBA draft. Mack stuck with the team for 64 games, averaging a tick over 12 minutes a night. He served as the team's fourth or fifth guard for much of the season, earning some minutes backing up John Wall. In fact, after Wall and Chris Singleton (66), Mack tied Jordan Crawford for the second most games played. He was waived this summer after signing a two-year deal with Washington worth just $...
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