Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/7/13
Summer league is always interesting. You have first round picks making their team debuts, assistant coaches playing the role of head coaches, dozens of players leaving it all on the floor as they fight for a job, and T-shirt jerseys. Maximum effort collides head on with marginal talent, and the results are normally strugglefests. With all that in mind, today's summer league game between the Celtics and Magic wasn't all that bad. The Celtics lost 95-88, trailing Orlando for basically the entire second half. But of course, no one gives a damn about the final score, nor should they. So let's talk about some of the individual performances, shall we? Box score courtesy Baxter Holmes - Kelly Olynyk was the best offensive player on either team, scoring 25 points (9-12 FG, 2-4 3 PT) and adding 7 rebounds in 26 minutes. He showed off his range (he has an easy stroke from NBA three point distance) and an array of post-moves. The scouting report on him coming out was as a Luis Scola type
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