Christmas In July - Dionte May Get Camp Invite

Dionte Christmas - photo credit: Alexander Young (LolaSportsTalk)

Last year, even without the benefit of a summer league (or much of an offseason really) the Celtics were able to discover Greg Stiemsma, who became a critical playoff rotation guy. This week the Celtics are in the midst of their second of two summer leagues and aside from developing their draft picks and showcasing guys for trades, they are hoping to strike gold once again.

Of the undrafted guys, it looks like Dionte Christmas has the best shot at sticking around, at least with an invite to training camp.

Vegas will settle Christmas' future - Boston Celtics Blog - ESPN Boston

Boston still seems to be Christmas' preferred choice. After a productive stint in the Orlando summer league that saw him average 12.2 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4 assists per game, Christmas stuck with the Celtics in Vegas, and C's president of basketball operations Danny Ainge confirmed Thursday that Christmas is in the discussion for a training camp spot. "We've been talking to Dionte. We'll continue," Ainge said. "We'd like to see him there [in training camp]."

Last week Christmas was only supposed to be with the Celtics in Orlando. He had such a good experience that he stuck with the team in Vegas. Now, especially with E'Twuan Moore off to parts unknown (by way of Houston), Dionte might just keep on sticking with the team to Waltham and perhaps even to Boston (or Maine more likely).

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join CelticsBlog

You must be a member of CelticsBlog to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at CelticsBlog. You should read them.

Join CelticsBlog

You must be a member of CelticsBlog to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at CelticsBlog. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker