Olynyk knows the NBA won't be easy.
After three days in the Orlando Pro Summer League, Kelly Olynyk has Celtics fans drooling over the possibility that he's a superstar in the making. Personally I think we need to at least wait and see how his does this afternoon so that we have a four game sample of exhibition contests vs mostly non-NBA talent to judge him by.
But in all seriousness, credit Olynyk for understanding that he still has a long way to go. Quotes via the Boston Herald's Steve Bulpett:
“It’s been fun. I really didn’t know what it was going to be like coming in. I mean, you watch it on TV, but it’s definitely not the same. The game’s a lot faster, a lot more physical. But it’s definitely fun. It’s every kid’s dream, and I’m blessed with an opportunity and trying to make the most of it. I’m hoping that I can show than I can do stuff at this next level, and hopefully that gives me confidence and gives my team the confidence that I can contribute. But I still...