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Luke Kornet remains a major question mark in Celtics future

 Luke Kornet is currently signed with the Boston Celtics for the next two NBA seasons, but only $100,000 of that is guaranteed - hardly a sign of confidence from Brad Stevens.


The 7'2" center does a little bit of everything - but nothing particularly well. In his career, he has averaged 5.5 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 1.0 APG and 0.8 BPG. Still, being limited to 14.6 minutes per game may have hampered his production.

Kornet's guaranteed money rises to 300,000 on August 15, 2022 - and to $1.1 million on opening night. Brad Stevens clearly wanted to see what bigs may thrive in Summer League - and then Training Camp. 

Brad-Stevens-as-coach, and then Ime Udoka, do not seem to favor slow-footed big men who can be outmaneuvered by the opposition. But if Luke can duplicate the 3-point shooting and shot-blocking fans saw in his college (Vanderbilt) career, he could stick in Beantown (per Wikipedia):

 He (Kornet) holds the NCAA record for three-pointers made by a 7-footer with 150, and is the Commodores' all-time leading shot blocker with 210.


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