The summer Celtics trailed San Antonio 86-80 with a minute to go last night, but then Terry Rozier took over. Rozier scored the game's final seven points on a pair of driving layups and this buzzer-beating three-pointer (and one):
Rozier says he was "gassed," but Danny Ainge came and whispered in his ear, "I don't care how tired you are. You've got to shoot the ball."— Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 8, 2016
Boston's 87-86 victory made the Celtics 3-0 in Utah and clinched the league title.
weeeee arrree the championnnsss my frieeennnndddd pic.twitter.com/2qyf94Xeb2— jack (@jackhaveitall) July 8, 2016
The second-year guard averaged 19.0 points, 6.3 rebounds and 5.0 assists over the three contests, with each of those numbers ranking among the top five in Utah. Rozier and coach Micah Shrewsberry spoke about the game winner:
Hear from Celtics guard Terry Rozier, who knocked down the game-winner Thursday night against San Antonio.https://t.co/2gllG3jJIB— Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 8, 2016
Here's the big three-pointer Rozier hit against the Spurs last summer:
After taking home the fictitious Utah MVP trophy, Rozier and the summer C's will see their next action Saturday in Las Vegas when they face the Bulls at 6 pm.
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