Arguably the Summer League C's most consistent player, Dionte Christmas helped the team glide by the Magic scoring 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists along with 3 steals. But he did it efficiently as well going 7-14, 3-7 from deep, 4-4 from charity and only 1 turnover in just under 21 minutes on the floor.
Moore also got into the act netting 18 points and 3 steals. Moore also shot 6-10 from the field and 3-4 downtown.
Sully was DNP-Coach Decision as SL Coach Ty Lue again tried a varied starting lineup to get a look at some players to mixed results.
Kris Joseph started but went scoreless after stellar SL play. Melo Dumped in 5 points and had a balanced offensive/defensive rebounding effort pulling down 10 total.
JJJ Played just under 24 minutes and managed only 7 points but did grab 7 boards. Larry Owens came off the bench and score 14 and Brackins had 10. Jonathan Gibson chipped in nicely with 9 points and 4 assists (tied team high).
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- Fab played better finally and showed he could be a nice defensive rebounding center who can add a few buckets close around the rim. Still seems pretty raw and I feel it will take a couple of seasons to really make an impact.
- Dionte Christmas is a has the ability to play NBA level wing which will develop into a good NBA wing. Do the C's have a spot for him however?
The Boston Celtics wrapped up their stay in the Orlando Pro Summer League with a 4-1 record after crushing the Magic 94-73 Friday morning. Dionte Christmas starred for Boston with a game-high 21 points.
Christmas has been one of the best players in the league all week long and he continued that trend on Friday. He scored 11 unanswered points in the second quarter to turn a 31-31 game into an 11-point lead for the Celtics. Boston’s lead hovered around double-digits for the remainder of the second quarter before the C’s turned the game into a laugher in the third period.