Celtics fans have plenty to snack on when it comes to Boston’s current roster.

The Celtics are coming off a season in which they lost in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals — one year after falling in Game 6 of the NBA Finals — and just shook up their core, to an extent, by trading Marcus Smart to the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team blockbuster that landed Kristaps Porzingis in Boston.

Still, C’s fans might wonder every now and then: What’s Tacko Fall up to these days?

Not necessarily because Fall was a game-changer during his two seasons in Boston (2019-21). But because the 7-foot-6 center was beloved — by teammates and fans alike — and certainly is easy to root for as he navigates his basketball career.

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Well, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported this week, citing sources, that Fall is returning to China this season on a one-year contract with the Nanjing Monkey Kings.

Fall spent last season with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. The 27-year-old recently played for the Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA Summer League but will head back overseas to continue his hardwood development.

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“China was different,” Fall told Charania in an interview shared by the NBA insider on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter. “I was going into a different country and I had to get used to a lot of stuff besides basketball. It was kind tough because I got there and there was still COVID going on. So, we had to quarantine and we played in a bubble. So, there was a lot to deal with. But I think China was a very good growing experience for me, on and off the court.”

Fall appeared in just 26 regular-season games (and three playoff games) with Boston after being signed as an undrafted free agent in 2019. Although he never became a rotational mainstay for the Celtics, coached by Brad Stevens at the time, he earned the respect of his peers through his hard work and his infectious personality.

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Fall, a native of Senegal who played collegiately at the University of Central Florida, last played in the NBA with the Cleveland Cavaliers, appearing in 11 games during the 2021-22 season.

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