PORTLAND, Maine – March 29, 2017 – The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that Boston Celtics draft pick Guerschon Yabusele has joined the Red Claws.
Yabusele, a first round pick (16th overall) in the 2016 NBA Draft, obtained his U.S. work visa on Monday, and has joined the team on the road. He is expected to play Friday at Greensboro.
Yabusele had been playing overseas in China. The 21-year-old averaged 20.9 points and 9.4 rebounds in 43 games.
The Red Claws have two games remaining in the regular season – at Greensboro Friday, and at Windy City Saturday. The magic number to clinch the Atlantic Division and a playoff spot is one.