BURLINGTON, MA – Comcast SportsNet announced today that the network will televise four live Celtics Pro Summer League games from Orlando, providing Celtics fans a “first look” at the newest Celtics First Round Draft picks Marcus Smart and James Young as they make their debut in professional basketball.
The Celtics begin their Summer League schedule from Orlando on Saturday, July 5th at 11AM when they take on the Miami Heat. The Celtics newest First Round draft picks -- Marcus Smart and James Young -- are on the roster and will join current Celtics Kelly Olynyk, Phil Pressey, Chris Johnson and Chris Babb asmembers of the Celtics’ summer league team. Other players who are on Boston’s Summer League roster include Colton Iverson, Boston’s 2013 second-round pick who played last season in Europe, and European veterans O.D. Anosike, Dairis Bertans, Edwin Jackson and rookie free agents Mike Moser, Devin Oliver and Daniel Coursey. The first game against the Heat will include U-Conn star Shabazz Napier in his professional debut in a Heat uniform.
Following is the Comcast SportsNet broadcast schedule:
LIVE: Saturday, July 5 at 11AM Heat vs. Celtics
Replay: Saturday, July 5 at 8pm
LIVE: Monday, July 7 at 3PM Pacers vs. Celtics
Replay: Monday, July 7 at 8PM
LIVE: Wednesday, July 9 at 7PM Celtics vs. Pistons
Replay: No replay scheduled
LIVE: Thursday, July 10 at 5PM Celtics vs. Magic
Replay: Thursday, July 10 at 8PM
Replay: Saturday, July 12 at 4PM
CSNNE.com will continue to bring viewers all the Celtics news and updates through Celtics Pulse and daily updates from CSNNE.com Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely. Blakely will be on-site in Orlando and will provide gameday video reports and written online articles with updates on all the action. Also, in addition to the Summer League games, Comcast SportsNet will continue to provide viewers with Celtics off-season news and updates in all daily shows including Arbella Early Edition, Town Fair Tire Sports Tonight, Chevrolet SportsNet Central, Sports Tonight and Felger & Mazz.