Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/14/12
Sometimes gifts come at the most unexpected times, and as the proverbial saying goes, "don't look a gift-horse in the mouth" and  the Celtics are not one to look a gift-horse in the mouth.  The Celtics have been gifted with young veterans’ like Courtney Lee and Jeff Green; as well as, rookies Jared Sullinger and Dionte Christmas. Christmas was able to showcase not only his shooting talent, but demonstrated marked improvement in his overall play.  It is very hard for any rookie, particularly an undrafted one to earn Doc Rivers’ trust.  In the waning minutes of Saturday’s preseason game, there he was attempting to organize the final play. The previous hhad penetrated the lane and found a wide open Micah Downs for an uncontested layup. Downs happened to miss, but it shows his understanding of NBA schemes. The Celtic’s newest shooting guard in his postgame interview told ESPN’S Greg Payne, "I mean, coach has that confidence in me. Sometimes he called me over and told me to get the ball...
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