Celtics Sign Tacko Fall

benhogan

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Because Tacko was recalled from Maine for this game, we've used 1 of the 45 days he's allowed to be on the Celtics roster.
Not true, unless the rules have changed over the last year. The 45-day clock is only applicable when the G-League is in session (which starts a few days later this season compared to last).

But Tacko stills gets paid 1/177th of rookie scale contract for being added last night, so that's nice for Tacko.

 
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Not true, unless the rules have changed over the last year. The 45-day clock is only applicable when the G-League is in session (which starts a few days later this season compared to last).

But Tacko stills gets paid 1/177th of rookie scale contract for being added last night, so that's nice for Tacko.

NESN says you are correct and G-League season does not start until 11.8 this year:
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Tacko's first game is in Wilmington.
 

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Not true, unless the rules have changed over the last year. The 45-day clock is only applicable when the G-League is in session (which starts a few days later this season compared to last).

But Tacko stills gets paid 1/177th of rookie scale contract for being added last night, so that's nice for Tacko.

Hmmm. Per some Celtics writers tweets last night, that was Day 1.

I'd certainly prefer your explanation.
 

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NESN says you are correct and G-League season does not start until 11.8 this year:
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Tacko's first game is in Wilmington.
It was a Forsberg tweet I saw:

View: https://twitter.com/ChrisForsberg_/status/1190377228951011329


Someone in the comments said it starts when Maine's training camp started, which, according to them, was a few days ago. All the articles say he was "recalled", which makes it sound like Maine's season had started.
 

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It was a Forsberg tweet I saw:

View: https://twitter.com/ChrisForsberg_/status/1190377228951011329


Someone in the comments said it starts when Maine's training camp started, which, according to them, was a few days ago. All the articles say he was "recalled", which makes it sound like Maine's season had started.
Knew I should never trust writers. When in doubt go the source (as most writers do not do): https://cosmic-s3.imgix.net/3c7a0a50-8e11-11e9-875d-3d44e94ae33f-2017-NBA-NBPA-Collective-Bargaining-Agreement.pdf.

From that: "Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a player provides one or more NBA Days of Service before the first day of any NBADL training camp or after the final game of the player’s team’s NBADL Regular Season, such day(s) willnot count toward the 45-Day Two-Way Service Limit."

So it is training camp and NESN (and BenHogan, among others) are incorrect. Tacko has 44 days left.
 

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Knew I should never trust writers. When in doubt go the source (as most writers do not do): https://cosmic-s3.imgix.net/3c7a0a50-8e11-11e9-875d-3d44e94ae33f-2017-NBA-NBPA-Collective-Bargaining-Agreement.pdf.

From that: "Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a player provides one or more NBA Days of Service before the first day of any NBADL training camp or after the final game of the player’s team’s NBADL Regular Season, such day(s) willnot count toward the 45-Day Two-Way Service Limit."

So it is training camp and NESN (and BenHogan, among others) are incorrect. Tacko has 44 days left.
yep Drewdawg, Forsberg are correct. I was wrong. Thanks WBCD, it's clearly training camp.

Happy that Tacko collected a few more shekels. The compensation for the 2-way player, under $80,000, is way too low IMO.
The NBPA should do a better job for the lower-paid guys, but guys like Chris Paul/Bron could give a rats azz about these guys. It would be nice to see these guys actually try to "spread the wealth". Maybe Jaylen could do something here, after signing a $115MM deal. I'd like to see the two-way min pay up to $250K and increase the # of two-way contracts to 4 players. The extra $1MM/team is worth it to the kids/players and potentially to the teams.

Kendrick Nunn is the poster boy for G'League development this season.

 
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two-way contracts not necessarily good for the players. Without two-way contracts, they are eligible to be signed by any team. Also, teams that have two-way contracts are limited who they can sign from GLeague.
Players have a choice to sign a two-way or not, right? (ie when Strus was waived he chose to sign a two way with Chicago).
I guess Tacko didn't have a choice after the Exhibit 10 contract he signed, but it would be nice to get him more $$$

Increasing the pay and the number of two-ways probably hurts the NCAA the most since fringe guys that won't get drafted have a way to make a decent wage by declaring.
 

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yep Drewdawg, Forsberg are correct. I was wrong. Thanks WBCD, it's clearly training camp.

Happy that Tacko collected a few more shekels. The compensation for the 2-way player, under $80,000, is way too low IMO.
The NBPA should do a better job for the lower-paid guys, but guys like Chris Paul/Bron could give a rats azz about these guys. It would be nice to see these guys actually try to "spread the wealth". Maybe Jaylen could do something here, after signing a $115MM deal. I'd like to see the two-way min pay up to $250K and increase the # of two-way contracts to 4 players. The extra $1MM/team is worth it to the kids/players and potentially to the teams.

Kendrick Nunn is the poster boy for G'League development this season.

Who saw Kendrick Nunn as a potential rookie of the year a month ago? Not me.
 

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If Tacko dressing for the game the other night counts against the 45, why doesn’t the game he played in on Oct 26 count?

This question was originally answers with the clock hadn’t started, but now this seems confused again.

Or was Oct 26 before the start of training camp and the one the other day was after?
 

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If Tacko dressing for the game the other night counts against the 45, why doesn’t the game he played in on Oct 26 count?

This question was originally answers with the clock hadn’t started, but now this seems confused again.

Or was Oct 26 before the start of training camp and the one the other day was after?
Yes.

Last week's game against the Knicks was pre-NBADL training camp.

Last night's game was after NBADL training camp started, so clock has started.

1 of 45 days.

Tacko got paid extra for both games.
 

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I really doubt that Tacko will be in Boston for 45 days. Not worried about draining that account.
 

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He needs to be with the team at least 15 days. Not sure how those days are counted though.

In the unlikely event Fall hits the 45 day limit, the C's could convert his contract to a standard player contract for the rookie min. They would just need to free up a space on the 15-man roster.
 
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Nice article by Jackie MacMullan about Tacko on ESPN..."an inquisitive intellect with an engineering degree who scored so high on his SATs (taken in English, his second language) that he met the qualifications for Ivy League schools."