Celtics Summer League: C’s Now 3-0 After 85-77 Win Over Pacers
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BOSTON (CBS) – The young Boston Celtics of the summer looked impressive once again as they improved to 3-0 in the Orlando Summer League with an 85-77 win over the Pacers Wednesday afternoon.
The Celtics were once again led by E’Twaun Moore and Jared Sullinger. Moore scored 13 of his 15 points in the first half as Sullinger led the way for Boston with 16 points and eight rebounds.
Sullinger, Boston’s first pick in last month’s draft, now has 44 points and 26 rebounds Boston’s three summer games.
Also making waves for the Celtics was second-round selection Kris Joseph out of Syracuse. The swingman scored 12 points off 4-for-8 shooting, while pulling down seven rebounds and dishing out a pair of assists.
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As a team, Boston shot 51-percent from the field and out-rebounded the Pacers 37-31.
The Celtics will look to continue their summer dominance Thursday morning when they take on the Detroit Pistons. It will be intriguing to see how Sullinger and the rest of the C’s big men match up with Detroit’s first-round pick, Andre Drummond out of UConn.