A Massachusetts native, Demers played his college ball at Gordon College in Wenham, MA. After going undrafted in 2020, he played for the Spurs’ Summer League team in 2021 and the Maine Celtics – Boston’s G League team – during the 2021/22 season.
Demers appeared in 24 regular season games for Maine last season, averaging 8.1 PPG on .374/.353/.833 shooting.
The fact that the Celtics signed Demers signals that they expect him to report back to Maine for the start of the 2022/23 season after he’s cut by the NBA team. His deal will presumably include an Exhibit 10 clause that makes him eligible for a bonus worth up to $50K if he spends at least 60 days with Boston’s G League affiliate.
Demers will likely be waived within the next day or two, but for now, the Celtics have 19 players under contract.