WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Former Purdue standouts Sasha Stefanovic and Trevion Williams have signed free-agent contracts, it was announced Friday.
Stefanovic, a guard from Crown Point, Indiana, signed a free agent contract with the San Antonio Spurs, while Williams, a forward from Chicago, inked a deal with the Boston Celtics.
The duo are now expected to play in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, starting in about two weeks. Purdue could have up to six players competing in Summer League.
Stefanovic ranked fourth on the team in scoring at 10.3 points per game while contributing 3.0 assists and 2.5 rebounds per game while earning honorable mention All-Big Ten accolades. He led the team in 3-pointers made (87) while making 38.0 percent of his long-distance attempts.
He finished his career seventh on Purdue’s career 3-pointers made list (226), making 38.8 percent of his attempts. He scored 980 career points, 270 rebounds and 254 assists. He scored over 20 points xxxx times in his career, including 23 points and eight assists against North Carolina, 22 points against Illinois and 20 points against the defending national champion Virginia in 2019. He made at least four 3-pointers in 19 different games.
Williams had an outstanding career at Purdue, being the only player in Purdue history to score at least 1,400 points with 900 rebounds and 200 assists, finishing his Purdue career with 1,410 points, 905 rebounds and 238 assists in just 2,464 minutes played. In the last 30 years, he is the only player to reach those marks in under 2,500 career minutes. He finished 26th on the school’s career scoring list and fourth on the career rebounds list. He was one of just three Purdue players to have three seasons of 230 or more rebounds (Joe Barry Carroll, Terry Dischinger).
He was named a third-team All-Big Ten selection this season after being a first-team honoree and honorable mention All-American as a junior. He averaged 12.0 points, 7.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists, leading Purdue in assists with 112. He and Duke’s Paolo Banchero were the only players nationally to have at least 425 points, 275 rebounds and 100 assists on the season.
Williams totaled eight double-doubles this season and 29 for his career, good for seventh on Purdue’s career double-doubles list.