Remember Colton Iverson?: A mid-season update.

Turkish people like players who hustle and look like Eastern European villains.The Celtics are having a season loaded with trades, yet Colton Iverson (53rd overall pick) was the one with whom the Celtics started the tank-a-thon operations. Well, maybe not. Anyways, CelticsLife was the first blog this summer to break the news of his overseas adventure in Turkey for Besiktas, so it...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Draft Pick Colton Iverson Signs Two-Year Contract With Turkish Team

Most NBA draft picks spend the summer before their rookie year fighting to earn a roster spot on their respective teams, and while second-round pick Colton Iverson may have spent the past few months doing so, he’s not waiting around to learn of his fate. Iverson, who was drafted 53rd overall by the Boston Celtics in the 2013 NBA draft, has agreed to sign a two-year contract with...
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Colt Iverson to take his talents overseas

This offseason, the Boston Celtics have been trying to find ways to cut back on their roster, and they just might have an easy out with one of their draft picks, Colton Iverson. Even before suiting up for the Celtics in the Orlando Summer League, Iverson was considering going overseas to play basketball. As of today, Iverson has signed a two-year contract with the Besiktas in the...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson to Play in Turkey Next Season

The Celtics didn't have a second round pick in this year's draft, but Danny thought enough of center Colton Iverson to buy the Pacers' second rounder. Iverson impressed in summer league as a tough enforcer type player who could fill the role that the Celtics have lacked since Perk was traded. But with an overcrowded roster and a rebuilding season in the works, something...

Colton Iverson signs with Turkish team

Colton Iverson, the bruising center selected by the Celtics in the second round of this year’s draft, is going to Turkey. Boston Celtics draft pick Colton Iverson has signed with Besiktas of the Turkish League, the team announced Friday. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn reportedthat Iverson signed a contract for two years with an out after the first season. One source with...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Besiktas' head coach: "We've reached a 2-year deal with Colton Iverson"

A week ago I wrote about a rumor that Colton Iverson could be headed to Turkey to play for Allen Iverson, Deron Williams and Semih Erden's ex-team. I had advised you take that news with a grain of salt, however as of today, things have gotten more serious. Besiktas' head coach Ahmet Kandemir has reportedly said on the club's official TV channel that they've reached...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson headed to Turkey?

Here's something you should know about Turkish sports media before you read this post: They love creating transfer rumors, especially when it comes to soccer. NBA trade deadline day could be slow compared to any given off-season day in Turkish sports. That being said, a Besiktas news website has just reported that Colton Iverson has agreed to terms to play in Turkey for Semih...
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson seems to enjoy dishing punishment

“Fair to say you like contact?” Yeah, definitely. How do you feel after games?  Are you sore or anything? No.  I feel great.  I could go play again right now if I wanted to. That exchange between reporters and Colton Iverson after the Celtics’ win over the Pacers at the Orlando Summer Pro League pretty much sums him up.  Simple.  Funny.  Self-Aware.  If he’s going...
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July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Colton Iverson Is Hard To Miss

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. As the Celtics prepare to begin Summer League play in Orlando this Sunday, a lot of the focus will be on first round pick Kelly Olynyk. But another guy that fans should keep an eye on is Colton Iverson. Danny Ainge...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kelly Olynyk, Colton Iverson Unveil New Celtics Jerseys at Introductory News Conference (Photo)

The first problem most Celtics draft picks run into is trying to find a number for their jerseys. As Danny Ainge noted Monday, there aren’t a lot of digits left. Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson, the Celtics’ 2013 NBA draft picks, were officially introduced to the media and a group of local kids at a news conference that also served to unveil the newly renovated Mildred Avenue...
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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