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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Jalen Suggs Suffers Hand Injury in Las Vegas Summer League Play vs. Celtics | Bleacher Report

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Orlando Magic rookie guard Jalen Suggs exited Thursday’s Las Vegas Summer League contest against the Boston Celtics with a sore hand, according to The Athletic’s Josh Robbins. 

Suggs played 11 minutes in the first half and did not return for the third quarter, finishing with six points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist.

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Jalen Suggs has a sore left hand and will not return to this summer league game, a Magic official said.

Suggs went 2-of-6 from the floor, sank both free-throw opportunities and missed the only two three-pointers he attempted on the night. 

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The Magic are playing their second game in as many days.

The 20-year-old

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NBA World Reacts to Davion Mitchell’s Summer League Performance

Davion Mitchell holds the ball while being defended by James Bouknight.

Davion Mitchell holds the ball while being defended by James Bouknight.

Sacramento Kings rookie point guard Davion Mitchell powered his Baylor Bears to an NCAA Championship this past spring with his electric speed and his tenacity on defense. His first professional season hasn’t even officially gotten underway and it’s abundantly clear that he’ll be bringing those traits to the NBA.

Mitchell showed off his plethora of skills on Monday night in Las Vegas as his Kings took on the Charlotte Hornets in Summer League. The 22-year-old got the start for Sacramento at point guard and he didn’t disappoint.

The Kings No. 9 overall pick scored just 10 points but dished out nine assists without a single turnover. He posted a +16 in just 28 minutes and led his team to a comfortable 80-70 win.

However, it was Mitchell’s defense that stole the show on Monday night. On multiple occasions, he

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Applications open for Free Pres Summer Apprentice program

Tonya Mosley was 13 when she boarded a bus in northwest Detroit and took it downtown to the Detroit Free Press to meet editor Bob McGruder in 1993. McGruder, who had been named editor of the paper earlier that year, had arranged for Mosley to spend a day shadowing a journalist.

It was her first time taking the bus that far.

“I was like an hour late, and when I got there, this journalist had actually called in sick,” said Mosley, who is the co-host of the NPR and WBUR radio show, “Here & Now.”

Because she made the trip, she was still shown around the building and got to shadow multiple people that day.

A few years later, while attending Redford High School, Mosley decided she wanted to apply to become a summer apprentice at the Free Press.

“The apprenticeship program at the time was only for schools that

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