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Olynyk Shines in Professional Debut

ORLANDO – The Boston Celtics fell 95-88 to the Orlando Magic on Sunday in the opening contest of their five-game summer league schedule. Boston and Orlando went back and forth for the duration of the game, but the Magic pulled away in the final minutes to grab the victory.

Boston led for the majority of the first quarter thanks to an impressive frame from Kelly Olynyk. He scored nine points in the quarter to lead all scorers.

Olynyk was forced to the bench at the 6:07 mark of the frame after picking up his sixth foul. The 13th overall pick, was Boston's top performer with a game-high 25 points on 9-of-12 shooting. Orlando was paced by 18 points, six rebounds and seven assists from the No. 2 overall pick, Victor Oladipo. Each team's starting center also played well, as Melo totaled nine points and eight rebounds and O'Quinn notched a double-double with 11 points and 11 boards.

The Celtics will take on the Detroit Pistons on Monday at noon.

Former WSU Cougar, Brock Motum scored six points for the Philadelphia 76ers in his NBA Summer League debut. The Sixers take on the Indiana Pacers Monday at 10am. Former Zag, Micah Downs scored two points in six minutes for the Pacers as they fell to the Thunder, 76-68

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