The Celtics are throwing a few wrinkles into their out-of-bounds play selections… including an option for Perk.
passing to a cutting teammate or someone on the perimeter, Perkins took
two dribbles and dunked, the last thing second unit opponents expected.
"That was almost a fun section of practice," coach Doc Rivers said.
"We were trying to execute plays. Some plays we would never run,
obviously. The last play — maybe we will run, now — Perk handing it
off and dribbling to the basket, it was pretty fun. But it was good, it
It's actually nice to hear that Perk is at a point where he can really make a team pay for napping while he's got the ball. He became more of an offensive option last season. Maybe this year, with the added firepower, he can continue that progression.
Since this has been a quiet day news-wise… here are a few photos from today's practice.
All photos courtesy Associated Press