Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/12/13
Earlier this week, the Boston Celtics competed in the Orlando Summer League. They competed in four games, finishing the tournament with a 2-2 record. The team, coached by Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga, consisted of thirteen young prospects looking to find a roster spot on the team. Several players shined, but others are now unlikely to find a home in the NBA. The star of the tournament was the 13th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft, Kelly Olynyk. He started all four games at power forward, and averaged 19.5 points and 8 rebounds per game. Many Celtics fans doubted him before the tournament, but Olynyk silenced the hate. He proved that he can score in a variety of ways, including the three point shot. This season, Olynyk will have a chance to pass Jared Sullinger as the team’s starting power forward. Another star of the tournament was undrafted rookie Phil Pressey. The former Missouri point guard averaged 10 points, a team high 5.75 assists, and 2.25 steals per game. His bes...
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