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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by TurbulentEddie View Post
    I'd have to look it up to be sure (/lazy), but that 10-day contract might be worth just about as much as an entire typical DL contract.
    I was about to type something similar at the bottom of my post.

    This article is a little over a year old, but it's the best info I could find with a quick search:

    Salaries remain flat: $25,500, $19,000 and $13,000 for the league's three player classifications. Which means D-League players are virtually playing for free -- and a modest per diem on the road of $40 compared to $120 in the NBA -- although they do receive housing and insurance benefits. It was also brought to my attention this week that the D-League quietly does have a per-team salary cap of $178,000 ... with a dollar-for-dollar luxury tax, just like in the NBA, for teams that go over that amount.
    I have no idea which of these classifications Babb would be - perhaps lower, as a rookie - but he'll likely make more money in 10 days with Boston than a whole season in the D-League.



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Celtics are my favorite team! GO GET 'em BABB!



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Let's eat!!



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    It's official:

    Boston Celtics@celtics
    The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed guard Chris Babb to a 10-day contract: http://on.nba.com/1fOwTrY


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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Tear it up!



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Seemed like it was inevitability based on the talk about Babb during the Celtics' training camp. Seems like NBA teams are slowly learning how best to stash guys on D-league teams and let them develop. Exciting stuff.



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by Dryburn View Post
    It's official:

    Boston Celtics@celtics
    The Boston Celtics announced today that they have signed guard Chris Babb to a 10-day contract: http://on.nba.com/1fOwTrY
    Quote Originally Posted by ThurgoodMarshal View Post
    Tear it up!
    I'm assuming you want Babb to tear it up by "doing very well," rather than rip up the contract, right?


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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Good news for Babb! Better news for the Celtics.



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    I didn't realize who coaches the Maine NBDL team until I saw his name in this ESPN article:

    C's expected to sign Babb to 10-day deal - Boston Celtics Blog - ESPN Boston


    Last edited by Cydar; 02-28-2014 at 11:58 AM.

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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydar View Post
    I didn't realize who coaches the Maine NBDL team until I saw his name in this ESPN article:

    C's expected to sign Babb to 10-day deal - Boston Celtics Blog - ESPN Boston
    Different Mike Taylor.....not the one that played at ISU. Don't think that Mike Taylor is head coach material. Red Claws coach, Mike Taylor is a big white guy.



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by cuphues View Post
    Different Mike Taylor.....not the one that played at ISU. Don't think that Mike Taylor is head coach material. Red Claws coach, Mike Taylor is a big white guy.
    It does link right to the player's ESPN profile, but that would make more sense haha



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by cuphues View Post
    Different Mike Taylor.....not the one that played at ISU. Don't think that Mike Taylor is head coach material. Red Claws coach, Mike Taylor is a big white guy.
    ESPN linked the name to a picture of our Mike Taylor.



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    Re: Babb to Celtics

    Quote Originally Posted by cuphues View Post
    Different Mike Taylor.....not the one that played at ISU. Don't think that Mike Taylor is head coach material. Red Claws coach, Mike Taylor is a big white guy.
    Yeah I just checked and saw his pic and bio.
    I was surprised when I clicked on that link and saw the ISU Mike Taylor.



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