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Celtics’ Colton Iverson Hoping To Leave Mark In Third Summer League Tour

WALTHAM, Mass. — The majority of players competing in the NBA’s three summer leagues are rookies — players fresh out of college who are getting their first taste of basketball at the professional level. There are also some, like Boston Celtics sophomore Marcus Smart, who are taking a second spin through the summer circuit after initially competing as recent draftees. Then,...
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Colton Iverson provide a boost for the Celtics?

As the Celtics continue to scuffle (losers of eight of last 10), an intriguing option has emerged from the overseas market. Colton Iverson, the No. 53 overall pick in the 2013 draft whom Boston acquired from Indiana on draft night, has put together a very nice season for Laboral Kutxa of Spain. The 7-foot, 255-lb. center has been especially impressive as of late: RT @sportando...
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January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where fans should be grateful for the C’s ownership and management group

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.  Roberts, who was named to her post in July, has been preparing for her tenure and will be greeted with two racial issues before training camps even begin. Atlanta has never been a highly desirable destination...
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September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson will play in Spain next season

In June of last year the Celtics bought the 53rd pick in the draft from the Pacers in order to select Colorado State center Colton Iverson.  After playing for Boston's summer league squad in 2013, Iverson decided to take his game overseas to Turkey last season when he didn't make the Celtics roster.Iverson returned to Boston this spring with the hopes of suiting up in the NBA in...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where Colton Iverson eyes a roster spot

  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. “I knew when I got drafted last year that there was a pretty good chance I would have to go overseas,” Iverson said. “I was here working, trying to impress and do everything possible to help the team. I...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Celtics Draft Pick Colton Iverson Confident In Second Chance

WALTHAM, Mass. – If you forgot about Colton Iverson, it’s OK. Iverson was the player the Boston Celtics bought their way into the second round to pick in the 2013 NBA draft, shortly after their first-round machinations netted them Kelly Olynyk. The two 7-footers were Danny Ainge’s first draft haul of the post-Doc Rivers era. If we were to issue draft grades, Ainge’s 2013...
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Remember Colton Iverson?

On draft day a year ago the Celtics traded cash to the Pacers for the 53rd pick, then used it on 7-footer Colton Iverson from Colorado State.  He didn't make the team coming out of training camp, so Iverson took a trip overseas to play in Turkey for a year.  Now he's back, and looking to snag a spot on Boston's roster in 2014-2015.According to ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg, Iverson...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Big Colt is coming back

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. Iverson averaged 7.2 points and 4.8 rebounds over 17 minutes per game in 47 appearances between the Turkish season and EuroCup, according to foreign hoops site Advanced statistics logged by Synergy...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Checking in on Colton Iverson

Back in June, Danny Ainge wanted Colton Iverson badly enough to trade into the second round to get him.  Iverson is a 6’10″ bruiser out of Colorado State, in case you don’t remember, and he lived up to that “bruiser” billing over the summer. “Fair to say you like contact?” Yeah, definitely. How do you feel after games?  Are you sore or anything? No.  I feel great...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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