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Payton Pritchard is done with Celtics Summer League after stellar run

Pritchard is done with Celtics Summer League after stellar run originally appeared on NBC Sports Northwest

Payton Pritchard’s run with the Boston Celtics’ NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas has come to an end.

“We were able to talk as a team and an organization and Payton won’t be with us the rest of the way,” Celtics Summer League coach Joe Mazzulla told reporters Friday. “That’s a prior engagement he made months ago and it’s something we honored. We’ll be moving forward”

Pritchard looked amazing in Boston’s first three summer league games, all of which were wins, including a dominant 108-71 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night.

The 2020 first-round draft pick averaged 20.3 points, 8.7 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals per game for the Celtics in the 2021 NBA Summer League. He also shot 51.4 percent from the field with an impressive 57.7 percent rate

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J.K. Dobbins discusses stellar rookie season, how Lamar Jackson helped him become successful in year one

J.K. Dobbins had an incredible rookie season for the Baltimore Ravens, emerging as one of the best running backs in a star-studded rookie class. Dobbins led all NFL running backs in yards per carry (6.01) while setting a Ravens’ rookie record with nine rushing touchdowns (third amongst all NFL rookies). His 805 rushing yards were also third among rookie running backs as Dobbins finished with a franchise-record seven consecutive games with a rushing touchdown. 



a baseball player wearing a helmet: Nov 10, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones II (27) scores a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium.


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Nov 10, 2019; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones II (27) scores a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter at Raymond James Stadium.


Dobbins closed out the regular season with six consecutive games of 50-plus rushing yards and a rushing touchdown, tying Eric Dickerson (1983) and Franco Harris (1972) for the longest rookie streak of its kind since the AFL-NFL merger. To cap

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