Marcus Smart and James Young have inked contracts with the Boston Celtics, the team announced Thursday night.
Smart, the No. 6 overall pick, and Young, the 17th pick, were taken by the Celtics in the 2014 NBA draft on June 26. Per team policy, terms were not disclosed.
However, given the Celtics’ history signing their picks and the rookie salary scale imposed by the league, it is possible to fairly estimate each player’s contract.
The Celtics typically give draft picks the full 120 percent of the slotted value allowed under the NBA’s scale, so Smart should make roughly $3.28 million this season. Young would make $1.67 million. Both would be signed for four years, with incremental raises each year, leading to restricted free agency in the summer before their fifth season.
League rules prohibit draft picks from being traded within 30 days after they officially sign.
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