Boston Realizes Value of the Euro
- Boston Herald, July 4, 2010, By Steve Bulpett
Semih Erden was in attendance for practice yesterday, but the proper transfer of paperwork prevented him from officially joining his summer league teammates with the Celtics [team stats]. He should be hanging around for the “winter league,” as well.
The Celts are in the process of signing the 7-footer to a one-year deal with an option for a second season.
Erden was the team’s second-round draft pick in 2008, the 60th and last selection overall. He’s continued to play in his native Turkey, and once he saw his chance to take a shot in the NBA, the soon-to-be 24-year-old was eager to make the move....