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Thursday, 10 July 2014 02:16

Boston Celtics bounce back against the Detroit Pistons

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Boston Celtics bounce back against the Detroit Pistons Fernando Medina/NBAE/Getty Images

The Celtics fought off a furious comeback attempt from the Pistons in the last two minutes. Kelly Olynyk continues to dominate Summer League play

Two days after falling to the Indiana Pacers the Boston Celtics bounced back with a narrow victory over the Detroit Pistons 92-90.

The Celtics inserted Mike Moser into the starting lineup for Colton Iverson. Along with Phil Pressey, Marcus Smart, Kelly Olynyk, and Chris Johnson.

Marcus Smart continued to struggle shooting the ball going only 4-13 and shooting 2-7 from the 3-point line. He finished the night with 16 points, 6 assists, and 5 rebounds. He also had 4 turnovers.

Olynyk continued to play well scoring 16 points and ripping down 9 rebounds. He also shot well from the free throw line going 3-4

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope continued his hot summer league play scoring 26 points, and he also collected 9 rebounds on the night. He missed a late 3-point jumper that could’ve gave the Pistons the victory.

The Celtics continue to be plagued from the 3-point line shooting only 8-29 which is just under 28%

The Celtics were able to get 6 players into double figures and made had two others score seven points. It was great distribution among the Celtics scoring.

The Celtics next summer league game is July 10th against Orlando at 5:00 pm ET on CSSNE

Edward Santiago

Edward Santiago is a member of the CLNS Radio Boston Celtics beat team. Edward is also on the Sports Staff of the college radio station at West Virginia University.Edward has done play by play and color commentary for three vasrity sports at WVU. He is the producer and host of an NBA Podcast, U92 NBA FastBreak. Edward is also the beat reporter for the WVU Women's and Men's basketball team. He is also co host of a morning sports show set to debut in August 2014. 

Edward is currently an undergrad student at the West Virginia University Reed School of Media pursuing his degree in Broadcast Journalism. 

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