Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 10/7/13
Here are some notes on the first half of the Boston Celtics' first preseason game against the Toronto Raptors Monday evening:   Vitor Faverani looks very effective on defense and also on the fast-break (who would've thought he can run the floor!?). El Hombre Indestructible slid his feet well on D, contested most drives in his direction and spaced himself perfectly when the C's had numbers (he logged two points, two steals, two rebounds and one block in his first five minutes).   Kelly Olynyk can pass the ball! The rookie phenom made a couple sweet dimes, including a crisp dish to Faverani in traffic on a 3-2 fast break. Also hit Jared Sullinger on a perfect entry pass under the basket, and hit Courtney Lee on the numbers for a threeball during a swing-around on the perimeter. It's not often a seven-footer leads a team in assists (four) for a half... wait, is that a good sign or a bad sign!?   Avery Bradley continues to ramp up his offensive self-assurance. He has made midrange pull-up jumpers
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