The Celtics on Tuesday announced their roster for the Orlando Summer League, which will take place on July 5-11 at the Magic’s Amway Center with 10 teams participating. The Celtics have traditionally taken part in this event rather than in the 24-team NBA Summer League, which will tip off July 11 in Las Vegas. Teams are made up of players with no more than three years of NBA experience, plus roster invitees.
This year’s edition will feature the Celtics debuts of their two recent draftees, point guard Marcus Smart and shooting guard James Young, who will get their first action together with four of their Boston teammates: last year’s first-round pick, center Kelly Olynyk; undrafted rookie PG Phil Pressey; and SG Chris Babb and small forward Chris Johnson, who joined the C’s mid-season on 10-day contracts before receiving extensions. Continue reading Celtics Set Roster for Orlando Summer League »