Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 7/9/12
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. 1. The rookies: Summer league offers our first glimpse of the league’s freshest batch of players going against other NBA-caliber talent. While we always caution against reading too much into summer league play (both good and bad), you can get a decent read on where a player is during July hoops. For the Celtics, most eyes will be on first-round picks Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo. Sullinger comes with questions about his back and whether his game can translate to the NBA level, while Melo has been labeled a project, though his defense could hold the key to first-year floor time. The players with the most at stake, however, are often the second-round picks like Celtics’ 51st pick Kris Joseph, who must prove he deserves a roster spot. Last time we were in Orlando two years ago, second-round pick Luke Harangody shot his ...
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