Gabriel's strong play for South Sudan in the FIBA World Cup this summer helped secure the team's first-ever spot in the 2024 Olympics. Gabriel averaged 9.2 points and 6.8 rebounds for South Sudan, and has worked out for the Celtics in Boston in recent weeks. https://t.co/8etl9lFNRo
Doubt Wenyen Gabriel was the big man name you were expecting, but the Celtics quickly move to attempt to fill their empty roster spot following the departure of Robert Williams with the former Laker. With only a training camp invite there are no guarantees obviously for Gabriel and this signing doesn't preclude the Celtics from adding another big.
Post Holiday trade left Boston with only 10 guaranteed roster spots.
5 players are on partial/non-guaranteed deals: Banton, Mykhailiuk, Stevens, Kornet and now Gabriel