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Ainge sent the No. 16 pick and two future second-rounders to the Dallas Mavericks to get Olynyk, who was fifth in voting for the Wooden Award. Olynyk averaged 17.8 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting 63 percent from the field while leading Gonzaga to a 32-3 season.

Ainge said Olynyk was athletic, playing quarterback for his high school football team.

“I don’t know too many players who played quarterback in high school as a 7-footer,” Ainge said.

The Celtics entered the night without a second-round pick, but they bought the No. 53 overall selection from the Indiana Pacers for cash and used it to pick center Colton Iverson from Colorado State. A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed the transaction Thursday night on condition of anonymity because it was not yet official.

Iverson is a 7-foot, 255-pound center who started his career at Minnesota. Last season, after transferring to Colorado State, he led the team in scoring with 14.2 points and rebounding at 9.8.

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AP Basketball Writer Brian Mahoney contributed to this story from New York and AP Sports Writer Michael Marot contributed from Indianapolis.