Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/9/13
Not to get too excited about summer league performances (because we shouldn't) but three games into the ongoing Orlando league and Danny Ainge is looking a lot like the Hamburglar with the steal that is Kelly Olynyk.  In three games, KO is averaging a remarkable 19.7 points (on 56% FG, including 43% from 3FG), 7.3 rebounds and 3 assists per game in leading the C's to a 2-1 mark. The most notable observations about Olynyk's performances is his terrific footwork, handles and offensive skills.  He has good range, a soft touch from the outside and McHale-like moves on the inside.  Defense, though, is another thing altogether.  Nevetheless, not a few fans in the twitter-verse have been comparing him to Dirk Nowitzki. But as we said -- we shouldn't get too excited.  Summer league stars do not necessarily translate into rotation players in the NBA -- much less All-Stars.  That being said, though, it is good to know that Olynyk's got great (offensive) fundamentals to build on.  And if h...
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