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Phil Pressey making the most of his latest opportunity

Give Phil Pressey credit for not letting long stretches on the bench affect his performance. Pressey hasn't had many chances to take the floor for the Celtics since Isaiah Thomas came to town and started lighting it up last month. Of the 10 games that Thomas has been in the lineup, Pressey has played in only two, but after Thomas suffered a bruised back during Monday's win in Miami...
Via Celtics Life
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics' Phil Pressey Enjoys Successful Stint with Maine Red Claws

Phil Pressey spoke Friday about his successful stint with the Maine Red Claws. Brad Stevens also weighed in on Pressey's big game and the success of the Celtics' relationship with Maine.
Via CLNS Radio
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey Back With Celtics After ‘Good Opportunity’ With Red Claws

BOSTON — For one night Thursday, Phil Pressey felt like he was back at Missouri. Sent to the D-League for a one-game stint with the Maine Red Claws, the Celtics point guard played more minutes (42), took more shots (25) and scored more points (34) than he had in any of his 31 NBA games this season. “I felt like I was in college again playing all those minutes,” Pressey said...
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Pressey goes for 34 points, 7 rebounds and 9 assists in the D-League, but...

On Thursday afternoon word broke that Phil Pressey was assigned to the D-League for the first time in his career.  Obviously it came as bit of surprise, but Pressey was a DNP-CD in three of Boston's last four games and this was a nice opportunity to get him some playing time.Andre Dawkins was sent down for the night as well, however James Young (who played a career-high 20 minutes...
Via Celtics Life
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Assign Phil Pressey, Andre Dawkins To Maine Red Claws

This embed is invalid" /> In a somewhat surprising move, the Boston Celtics announced Thursday that they have assigned guards Phil Pressey and Andre Dawkins to the Maine Red Claws, the team’s D-League affiliate. Dawkins’ assignment didn’t come as much of a shock — he’s in his second 10-day contract with the Celtics and has yet to play a minute for the...
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Pressey has unique way to get through screens

Sometimes you got to think out of the box and that’s just what Boston’s Phil Pressey did against the Nuggets. Seeing a screen coming his way, instead of running around it, maybe slicing between the defender, Pressey goes all out and fights through the screen. Like literally through the screen. As in underneath the defender’s legs. No joke! Brilliant Phil! I guess being short...
Via Bloguin Best
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

5’11″ Phil Pressey Wins Jump Ball Against 6’10″ Opponent

The NBA season may be over, but hey, at least we have summer league. While it may not matter much in the grand scheme of things, summer league can be fun. It can provide some pretty nice plays, and it’s a good opportunity to look at some players that we otherwise wouldn’t see much of. In his team’s first game, Celtics guard Phil Pressey provided us with a pretty fun play. Pressey...
Via Pass The Pill
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Have you seen Phil Pressey's national TV commercial?

Celtics backup point guard Phil Pressey had a pretty nice year for an undrafted rookie free-agent.  But who would have thought it would lead to him being featured in a national TV spot running during the postseason?OK, so it's just a brief cameo at the beginning, but it's still pretty funny to be watching the playoffs and have Pressey be the first player you see when the commercial...
Via Celtics Life
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics pick horrible time to start winning

The Boston Celtics headed into this past week on an eight-game losing streak. Let’s see if they get off the snide by looking into the three games that the Celtics played this week. On Wednesday, April 9th, the Celtics traveled to Atlanta to face the Hawks. This game would be a game of quarters. The Hawks would take the 1st quarter by an 9-point margin, the C’s would respond by...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressey's dream ride, save one complaint, continues with the Celtics

Phil Pressey's dream ride continues in the NBA according to a segment on Coming out of Missouri Pressey had led the 2011–12 Big 12 Conference in assists, steals and assist to turnover ratio and was a 2011–12 All-Big 12 team selection. He was also 2012 SEC Preseason Player of the Year and earned 2012–13 All-SEC First team selection and was the conference assist champion...
Via Celtics Life
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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