Celtics waive former second-round pick Nadel

Abdel Nader was named G League Rookie of the Year in 2017.

The Boston Celtics have waived swingman and former second-round pick Abdel Nader, according to a report from Yahoo Sports.

Nader’s contract was set to become guaranteed Aug. 1, as Yahoo noted.

Nader is 6-foot-7 and was selected by the Celtics with the No. 58 overall pick in the 2016 draft. He spent most of his time with the Maine Red Claws of the G-League, and was named G-League Rookie of the Year in 2017.

He appeared in 48 games with the Celtics last season, averaging 3.0 points and 1.5 rebounds.