BOSTON (CBS) — Nothing will ever top Kelly Olynyk’s famous photo at Canobie Lake Park, arguably the forward’s shining moment with the Celtics until he went off in Game 7 against the Washington Wizards in May.
But Guerschon Yabusele made a valiant effort on Thursday as he enjoyed some summer fun in the summer sun.READ MORE: 51,007 Total Breakthrough COVID Cases Reported In Massachusetts, Which Is 1.08% Of Vaccinated People
The Celtics rookie has one of the best nicknames in the NBA, referred to as the “Dancing Bear” because of his nimbleness on the floor despite his large stature. While hitting the New Hampshire amusement park with kids from the MSPCC, Yabusele found that one of the restaurants shares his namesake:
It’s no Olynyk going down the flume, but then again, nothing will ever top that magical moment in Celtics history.READ MORE: Mass. Probation Department Under Scrutiny Again After Employees Report Structural Racism, Discrimination
It should also be noted that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara lays claim to the greatest moment in Canobie Lake Park history:
As for actual basketball talk, Yabusele told reporters that he’s feeling great after undergoing offseason ankle surgery and expects to be ready for the start of the season. The 2016 first-round pick also said that he and some teammates will hit the floor as early as Monday for some informal workouts.MORE NEWS: Former Celtics Player Jabari Bird Admits To Attacking, Choking Woman In 2018
So we’ll see the “Dancing Bear” do some dancing in the very near future. Until then, have some fun on those water rides.