Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 10/10/13
Although many Celtics fans may feel a slight sense of apprehension when it comes to the point guard position this season, the outlook may not look so bleak, especially if undrafted rookie Phil Pressey has a say in the matter. “At the end of the day, all you need to worry about is playing the game,” the Missouri product stated in an interview with NESN this week. “My goal is not to be the primary backup. It is to start.” With most of the training camp attention on All-Star starter Rajon Rondo’s recovery from his January ACL injury, Celtics reporters and fans alike may be overlooking the potential impact of the Pressey, who has scored numerous accolades of his own. The Dallas native, who has ties to the New England area from his time spent playing for Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, is known for his deft talent in the passing game. While playing for coach Frank Haith at top-25 Missouri, Pressey set all-time highs for the Tigers in career assists. In a nationally televised game against ...
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