Originally posted on Celtics Green ...a boston celtics blog.  |  Last updated 7/5/13
With all of us looking forward to just seeing some Celtics basketball, the Summer League roster is officially released. I'm personally excited to see how well Fab Melo has progressed, and draftee Kelly Olynyk, as well as Maine Red Claw Omar Reed.  It will be a brief, but much needed, break from all that has happened this offseason. Celtics will open the Orlando Summer League against the Magic on July 7th at 11am. The team will be coached by Celtics assistant Jay Larranaga. Via Celtics.com: Celtics 2013 Draft Picks Kelly Olynyk and Colton Iverson will join Celtics 2012 Draft Pick Fab Melo as members of the Celtics entrant to the 2013 Orlando Pro Summer League. They are joined on the roster by NBA veterans Nolan Smith and Darius Johnson-Odom; 2013 NBA D-League Rookie of the Year Tony Mitchell; undrafted free agents Phil Pressey and Omar Reed and five players that played in Europe last season in Tim Abromaitis, Courtney Fells, Jayson Granger, Lawrence Hill and Eli Holman. The Celtics’ first game in the Summer League will be Sunday, July 7 at 11:00 a.m. ET when they take on the Orlando Magic. The Celtics’ five-game schedule in Orlando continues with match-ups against the Detroit Pistons on July 8 at 3:00 p.m. ET, the Indiana Pacers on July 9 at 11:00 a.m. ET, the Houston Rockets on July 10 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The final game is TBD on Friday July 12 and will be determined by a new format for the Orlando Pro Summer League this season. Under the new format, each team will play five games over the six-day event, with a championship day being played on the final day of the league. A point system will establish the standings leading up to the final day, with seven points awarded each game based on: three points for winning the game and one point for winning a quarter (in the event of a tied quarter, each team will receive 0.5 points). In the event of ties in seeding heading into championship day, three tiebreakers will be in place: 1) total point differential; 2) total points allowed; 3) coin flip.  NUM PLAYER POS HT WT FROM 58 Tim Abromaitis F 6-8 236 Notre Dame/ASVEL (France) 52 Courtney Fells F 6-6 200 NC State/Hapoel Jerusalem (Israel) 40 Jayson Granger G 6-2 192 Asefa Estudiantes (Spain) 63 Lawrence Hill F 6-8 235 Stanford/Hapoel Holon (Israel) 60 Eli Holman F/C 6-10 260 Detroit/Hapoel Eilat (Israel) 37 Colton Iverson F/C 7-0 255 Colorado State 38 Darius Johnson-Odom G 6-2 215 Marquette/Spartak St. Petersburg (Russia) 13 Fab Melo C 7-0 255 Syracuse/Boston Celtics (NBA) 57 Tony Mitchell F 6-6 216 Alabama/Ft. Wayne Mad Ants (D-League) 41 Kelly Olynyk F 7-0 238 Gonzaga 26 Phil Pressey G 5-11 175 Missouri 55 Omar Reed G/F 6-6 210 Bluefield/Maine Red Claws (D-League) 12 Nolan Smith G 6-2 185 Duke/Portland Trail Blazers (NBA) [Discuss on CG Forums!]
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

WATCH: Adrien Broner uses Bruce Jenner zinger after win

ESPN explains reason for Dabo Swinney interview error

Brian Kelly: Kizer made right call on 2-point play

Jim Mora calls UCLA's upcoming schedule 'a complete injustice'

Tommy Tuberville returned to Auburn, lined up at Tiger Walk

WATCH: Arizona State pushes pile 20 yards on TD run


Jim McElwain still won't name Will Grier Florida's starter

Steve Smith has microfractures in back, out for Week 5

Cowboys want Brandon Weeden to attempt longer passes

Nebraska captain tells crowd 'I'm sorry we suck'

Report: Dolphins could fire some coaches if team loses to Jets

Georgia fans get #FireRicht trending on Twitter

Cormier tops Gustafsson at UFC 192

Robert Smith wants Braxton Miller back at QB

WATCH: Clemson, Swinney have locker room dance party

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

WATCH: Dabo Swinney interview awkwardly cut off

Ohio St. LB Darron Lee has message for fans after close win

WATCH: Swedish league player unties opponent's skates

Max Scherzer throws second no-hitter of the season

Ezekiel Elliott jokes he owes his OL a steak dinner

Mike Riley explains questionable pass play on third down

Torey Lovullo would be 'honored' by managerial offers

WATCH: Ohio State stops Indiana on 4th down to win game

McIlroy: Spieth, Day have made me hungry again

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

10 takeaways from Week 5 of the college football season

Rick Pitino and the shadows that never leave

Chad Johnson ... Steelers kicker?

Flacco deserves more from the Ravens

Time for Neymar's Barcelona

Seth Rollins, WWE depth, Divas and winning

Madison Keys and the future of women’s tennis

Most underrated games in NFL Week 4

What to watch in CFB Week 5

Starter strategies for final, tie-breaker and wild card games

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker