Atlanta Hawks (1-1) vs Celtics (0-0)
Monday, July 16
4:00 PM ET
Cox Pavillion, Las Vegas, NV
After a very successful week in Orlando, where they compiled a 4-1 record, the Celtics Summer League team will attempt to continue to shine as they take on new competition in Vegas. First up for the Celtics will be the Atlanta Hawks, who have already played 2 games in Vegas with mixed results. They beat the Wizards 102-82 on the opening day of Vegas SL and then lost to the Spurs SL entry on Sunday, 82-76.
Unlike many of the teams in Vegas with top draft picks, we won't notice many big names on the Hawks since they didn't pick until 23rd in the draft. Hawks picked G John Jenkins out of Vanderbilt with the 23rd pick and they drafted F Mike Scott out of Virginia with the 43rd pick. Both are on the team. Former Laker C Derrick Caracter is vying for a spot on the team as is Paul Millsap's brother Elijah. F Pape Sy, who played for the Hawks in t...