Report: Celtics sign Tremont Waters to two-way contract

Mar 29, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; LSU Tigers guard Tremont Waters (3) handles the ball against Michigan State Spartans guard Cassius Winston (5) during the second half in the semifinals of the east regional of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

It's no Tacko Fall, but the Celtics did sign one of their Summer League talents to a contract on Tuesday with the inking of guard Tremont Waters to a two-way contract, according to The Boston Globe's Gary Washburn.

Drafted with the No. 51 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, Waters came to the Celtics after a collegiate career with LSU.

The 5-foot-11 guard averaged 15.3 points and 5.9 assists per game in 29 appearances for the Tigers in 2018-19, and established collegiate career-highs in total field goals made (153) and steals (89). Waters closed out his LSU run with a bang, too, scoring a team-high 23 points in LSU's Sweet Sixteen loss to Michigan State.

The 21-year-old Waters was also named to the First Team All-SEC in 2019.

Waters has averaged 10 points, 3.5 assists, and 2.5 rebounds per game through two games of Summer League action.

Introduced in 2017, two-way contracts are a way for a team to have some additional insurance policies on their roster in the event of sicknesses, injury bugs, and or rest nights for star players. And though a player on a two-way contract will spend the majority of their time in the G League, any player on a two-way deal can spend up to 45 days on an NBA roster.

The deal also makes the Connecticut-born Waters the first member of Boston's four-player 2019 draft class to sign a contract.