Boston Celtics Sign Daniel Theis | Boston Celtics

Lynette Rowe
July 21, 2017

The one-year contract, which pulled Larkin away from bigger money in Europe, will be fully guaranteed for the coming season, a source indicated.

Shane Larkin, a point guard who played last season in the EuroLeague, is joining the team, he told the website Hoops Hype.

The 18th overall pick in the 2013 draft, Larkin has averaged 5.8 points and 3.2 assists on 43-percent shooting, including 32.8-percent from the arc. He also shot 52.7 percent from the floor and 36.4 percent from three. He joins a Celtics backcourt that already includes Isaiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Terry Rozier, and Demetrius Jackson. Those three collectively would appear to be enough ball-handling for Boston, prompting one league official contacted by CSNNE.com on Thursday who thinks the addition of Larkin might be a prelude to another trade by the Celtics.

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Big man Daniel Theis appears to be signing a contract with Boston in this photo.

While the up-and-comer was recently tabbed as the best free-agent point guard in the Euroleague, fellow signal caller Milos Teodosic had previously signed with the Los Angeles Clippers paving the way for Larkin to cash in overseas.

If you include Kadeem Allen's two-way contract, the C's roster now stands at 16 heading into training camp, meaning that Allen will likely get shuttled between the G League and National Basketball Association, as teams can only carry a 15-man roster during the season.

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