The Boston Celtics’ selection of Louisville point guard Terry Rozier with the 16th pick was the first big surprise of the 2015 draft, a case of a team falling in love with a player and selecting him a bit higher than his expected spot near the end of the first or beginning of the second round. While the Celtics have a number of point guards already, Rozier certainly allows them some flexibility and fits their identity as an active, willing defender.
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It appears that Rozier is also excited to go to Boston, because he celebrated the news by jumping into a pool:
According to Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe, Rozier had no idea the Celtics would pick him before he got a call from Danny Ainge:
Jumping in a pool in your finest duds is certainly a pretty good way to celebrate one of the greatest moments in a basketball player’s life. It’s also in keeping with Rozier’s broader embrace of his own eccentricities:
Something tells me that the Celtics have already set up an appointment with their in-house nutritionist.
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