On this day: Cs best Raptors in Disney bubble; A.J. Wynder born; Kendrick Perkins extended

On this day in Boston Celtics history, point guard A.J. Wynder was born in 1964 in the Bronx, New York.

The New Yorker helped carry the Fairfield Stags to back-to-back MAAC championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances in 1986 and 1987 before going undrafted in the 1987 NBA draft.

After several seasons playing in the Continental Basketball Association (CBA — that era’s equivalent of the NBA G League), 

Wynder landed a 10-day contract with the Celtics in March of 1991. He turned it into a rest-of-season deal.

Appearing in just six games for Boston, he averaged 2 points and 1.3 assists per game as a Celtic.

Wynder played several more stints in the CBA before starting a successful coaching career.

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