Scoochie Smith makes NBA Summer League debut

Boston Celtics guard Scoochie Smith (40) lays the ball up as San Antonio Spurs forward Livio Jean-Charles, right rear, and  forward Cory Jefferson (55) defend during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
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Boston Celtics guard Scoochie Smith (40) lays the ball up as San Antonio Spurs forward Livio Jean-Charles, right rear, and forward Cory Jefferson (55) defend during the first half of an NBA summer league basketball game Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Credit: Rick Bowmer

Credit: Rick Bowmer

Smith scores four points for Celtics

Former Dayton Flyers point guard Scoochie Smith made his NBA Summer League debut on Wednesday with the Boston Celtics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Smith did not play in the Celtics’ first game Monday against the Philadelphia 76ers but saw 15 minutes of action in their second game against the San Antonio Spurs.

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Smith scored four points on 2-of-5 shooting. He had two rebounds, three assists, two turnovers and two steals. The Celtics lost 81-70.

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Former Flyer Chris Johnson has appeared in three games for the Indiana Pacers. He's averaging 10.7 points per game. Dayton's Charles Cooke starts summer league play with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.

The Celtics play the Utah Jazz at 9 p.m. Thursday. Smith also had a highlight-reel assist Wednesday to Boston’s top draft pick, Jayson Tatum.

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