Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 5/10/15
With Jerryd Bayless and Avery Bradley both temporarily sidelined with injuries, the Celtics have signed another young guard to help fill their suddenly depleated backcourt. Today the Celtics signed 6-foot-4 guard Vander Blue. Originally headed to the University of Wisconsin, Blue enrolled at Marquette for the 2010-11 season. In his first two seasons on the team, he was key rotational player before stepping into a starting role for his junior season. Throughout his college career, his numbers steadily improved across the board. He averaged 14.8 points per game in his junior year and was named second team All-Big East Conference. Opting to forego his senior year at Marquette, Blue declared his eligibility for the 2013 NBA Draft. After going undrafted in the 2013 draft, Blue did participate in Summer League basketball with the Rockets (Orlando Summer League) and the Grizzlies (Las Vegas Summer League). His summer league play did get him signed for the pre-season by th...
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