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Chris Babb inks a new deal with the Boston Celtics

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Former CycloneChris Babb has signed a new deal with the Boston Celtics. 

On Monday, Babb inked a multiyear contract after averaging 15.4 points and 5.5 rebounds so far this season for Boston’s D-League affiliate, the Maine Red Claws. Babb was recently named to the D-League’s All-Star team. 

He will finish the season in the D-League but once again compete for a spot on the Celtics main roster during the NBA summer league. 

According to the Boston Globe, "The Celtics think highly of Babb, and now they will give him a more thorough look heading into next year. The non-guaranteed deal could also give the franchise more trade flexibility this summer. Regardless, the move is a sign that when there is an opportunity, the Celtics will look to reward players who thrive in the D-League."

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.