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Colton Iverson will play in Spain next season

In June of last year the Celtics bought the 53rd pick in the draft from the Pacers in order to select Colorado State center Colton Iverson.  After playing for Boston's summer league squad in 2013, Iverson decided to take his game overseas to Turkey last season when he didn't make the Celtics roster.Iverson returned to Boston this spring with the hopes of suiting up in the...
Via Celtics Life
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump…Where Colton Iverson eyes a roster spot

  Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I knew when I got drafted last year that there was a pretty good chance I would have to go overseas,” Iverson said. “I was here working, trying to impress and do everything possible to help the team. I...
Via Red's Army
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Celtics Draft Pick Colton Iverson Confident In Second Chance

WALTHAM, Mass. – If you forgot about Colton Iverson, it’s OK. Iverson was the player the Boston Celtics bought their way into the second round to pick in the 2013 NBA draft, shortly after their first-round machinations netted them Kelly Olynyk. The two 7-footers were Danny Ainge’s first draft haul of the post-Doc Rivers era. If we were to issue draft grades, Ainge’s 2013...
Via NESN.com
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson hoping to catch on with Boston Celtics

Colton Iverson has admitted he is hoping his 10-month spell in Turkey will stand him in good stead as he looks to earn a place on the Boston Celtics 2014/15 roster, with the franchise looking to prove the Betfair odds wrong and challenge for a playoff place. The 7-foot centre was signed by the Celtics as a 53rd pick in last year’s draft, but a packed roster then saw Iverson...
Via The Sports Bank
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Remember Colton Iverson?

On draft day a year ago the Celtics traded cash to the Pacers for the 53rd pick, then used it on 7-footer Colton Iverson from Colorado State.  He didn't make the team coming out of training camp, so Iverson took a trip overseas to play in Turkey for a year.  Now he's back, and looking to snag a spot on Boston's roster in 2014-2015.According to ESPN Boston's Chris...
Via Celtics Life
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Remember Colton Iverson?: A mid-season update.

Turkish people like players who hustle and look like Eastern European villains.The Celtics are having a season loaded with trades, yet Colton Iverson (53rd overall pick) was the one with whom the Celtics started the tank-a-thon operations. Well, maybe not. Anyways, CelticsLife was the first blog this summer to break the news of his overseas adventure in Turkey for Besiktas, so it...
Via Celtics Life
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Colt Iverson to take his talents overseas

This offseason, the Boston Celtics have been trying to find ways to cut back on their roster, and they just might have an easy out with one of their draft picks, Colton Iverson. Even before suiting up for the Celtics in the Orlando Summer League, Iverson was considering going overseas to play basketball. As of today, Iverson has signed a two-year contract with the Besiktas in the...
Via CLNS Radio
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson signs with Turkish team

Colton Iverson, the bruising center selected by the Celtics in the second round of this year’s draft, is going to Turkey. Boston Celtics draft pick Colton Iverson has signed with Besiktas of the Turkish League, the team announced Friday. The Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn reportedthat Iverson signed a contract for two years with an out after the first season. One source with...
Via Red's Army
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Colton Iverson seems to enjoy dishing punishment

“Fair to say you like contact?” Yeah, definitely. How do you feel after games?  Are you sore or anything? No.  I feel great.  I could go play again right now if I wanted to. That exchange between reporters and Colton Iverson after the Celtics’ win over the Pacers at the Orlando Summer Pro League pretty much sums him up.  Simple.  Funny.  Self-Aware.  If he’s going...
Via Red's Army
July 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump..Where Colton Iverson Is Hard To Miss

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. As the Celtics prepare to begin Summer League play in Orlando this Sunday, a lot of the focus will be on first round pick Kelly Olynyk. But another guy that fans should keep an eye on is Colton Iverson. Danny Ainge...
Via Red's Army
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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