Jabari Bird had a big offensive night for the Celtics with 24 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field. His offensive efforts included these two loud finishes:
I'm here for Vegas Jabari Bird pic.twitter.com/YwyjO3FvDO— Chris Grenham (@chrisgrenham) July 8, 2018
Unfortunately for the Celtics, that was about all of the offense for the night. No other Boston player hit double figures, as Pierria Henry had nine points, Hassan Martin had eight points and Guerschon Yabusele, Jarrod Uthoff and Jarell Eddie had seven points apiece.
Yabusele did give us this highlight slam:
And Martin added this one in the second half:
Hassan Martin is angry at the rim pic.twitter.com/nJt63CQ3b7— CelticsBlog (@celticsblog) July 8, 2018
Boston played without rookie Robert Williams III, who suffered a slight leg injury in the first Summer League game. The team hopes to have him back for the next game.
Malik Beasley led the Nuggets with 19 points and Monte Morris added 14.
The Celtics will next play on Tuesday against the Charlotte Hornets.