Basketball

Babb to sign multi-year deal; great for Iowa State

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According to Yahoo NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski, Former Cyclone Chris Babb is on the verge of signing a multi-year deal with the Boston Celtics. This comes after Babb has recently signed two 10-day contracts with the team. 

"The Boston Celtics will sign Chris Babb to a multi-year contract, a league source tells Yahoo Sports. His second 10-day deal ends today," Wojnarowski tweeted earlier today.  

Obviously, this is great news for Babb who now appears to have "made it" in the NBA. It is also good for Iowa State, especially after seeing how Royce White’s career has played out in the pros (however White appears to be trending up a bit with the Kings right now). 

Iowa State’s pitch to recruits is that Fred Hoiberg can get them to the NBA, or at the very least allow them to make money playing basketball after college. Babb’s contract is just another notch on Hoiberg’s belt. 

Chris Williams

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Chris was hired as Cyclone Fanatic’s publisher in the fall of 2009. He is Iowa State football's postgame show host on the Cyclone Radio Network and can be heard daily from 4-7 on Des Moines' top-rated sports station, 1460 KXnO. Williams, a 2007 graduate of Iowa State’s Greenlee School of Journalism, is the former publisher of the old CycloneNation.com (Scout.com). He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, CycloneReport.com and is the former sports director at KMA Radio. When Williams isn’t working, you can usually find him doing something outdoors with his wife Ashley, daughter Camryn, and Golden Retriever Dierks. He enjoys golfing, boating, country music, the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Braves and is passionate about any and all motor sports so finding Williams at a local dirt track is very common.