Amidst the social media frenzy of the Path Blazers buying and selling their star, Damian Lillard, to the Milwaukee Bucks, the Celtics made one other transaction in preparation for the beginning of coaching camp. Based on Spotrac’s and former CelticsBlogger Keith Smith, Boston signed Jordan Schakel to a non-guaranteed coaching camp contract.
The Celtics proceed so as to add forwards to its coaching camp roster. Schakel, who went undrafted in 2021 out of San Diego State College, stands at 6’6 and cut up time final 12 months between the G-League and the Washington Wizards. The 25-year-old will look to compete for a roster spot alongside the likes of Lamar Stevens and Svi Mykhailiuk.
Final season, Schakel hung out with the Warriors G-League affiliate, Santa Cruz Warriors, and the Wizards affiliate the Capital Metropolis Go Go. With the Wizards, he solely appeared in two video games. Schakel performed 27 video games for the Santa Cruz Warriors and 6 video games with the Go Go’s. The ahead averaged 10.4 factors, 3.5 rebounds, and 1.4 assists.
The ahead was environment friendly within the G-League, capturing 40.7% from three and 45.5% from the ground in 27 video games with the Santa Cruz Warriors.
In school Schakel spent all 4 years at SDSU averaging 8.5 factors. In his senior season, he shot 46.1% from deep on 6.4 makes an attempt per recreation.
Schakel appeared in a recreation in opposition to the Celtics on October 22, 2023 making a three-pointer and offering an help in a 112-94 loss in Boston.