The weeks following the NBA Draft often sees groups formally purchase their draft rights by way of sign-and-trades and draft night time trades and yesterday, the Los Angeles Clippers made their draft night time commerce official, buying wing Brandon Boston Jr. in alternate for money concerns from the New Orleans Pelicans, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
Clippers’ BJ Boston – the No. 51 decide within the 2021 NBA draft – is signing a two-year assured rookie deal, sources inform @TheAthletic @Stadium. Clippers focused the ahead within the draft, paid to amass the 51st decide and have a third-year crew possibility on Boston.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 9, 2021
The 51st total decide within the draft, Boston is signing a two-year assured rookie cope with a third-year crew possibility.
Spotrac’s Keith Smith studies that Boston is getting $2.5 million guaranteed in his deal with the Clippers, essentially the most assured cash for a draft decide who was drafted within the 50-60 vary and who didn’t spend time abroad.
The rook has additionally been within the lab with veteran guard Rajon Rondo, who was traded to the Clippers in March.
Clearly Los Angeles has excessive hopes for the 19-year-old.
Transfer Breakdown: @RajonRondo @BenSimmons25 @bboston_ 😤 Particulars – Downhill assault , Discovering the hole & taking part in by contact attending to the rim for the end!! Take note of the small print of how every participant protects the basketball 🏀💪🏾 #jushoop pic.twitter.com/R2dGvQSkqv
— Chris Johnson Hoops (@ChrisJHoops) August 6, 2021
Boston averaged 11.5 factors 4.5 rebounds, 1.6 assists and a swipe in his lone season with the Kentucky Wildcats. The Kentucky guard has been added to the Clippers 2021 Summer time League roster, with their first sport tipping off towards the Milwaukee Bucks tonight.