Chris Babb signs with Celtics; Royce White might get another shot

Former Cyclone Chris Babb just inked a 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics. Babb, who played for Iowa State from 2011-13, has averaged 12.0 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this season for the Main Red Claws in the NBA’s Development League. 

Meanwhile one of Babb’s close friends, former Cyclone Royce White, is reportedly close to signing a 10-day deal with the Sacramento Kings. White was released by the 76ers during the NBA’s preseason after being traded from Houston over the summer. will keep you updated on White’s status over the weekend. 

Chris Williams


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 ( He has also written for the Des Moines Register, the Ames Tribune, 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.