Orlando Pro Summer League: Jonathan Gibson's Big Fourth Quarter Leads Celtics Past Nets, 82-73

The Boston Celtics came back after a first half deficit and held off the Brooklyn Nets, 82-73, in an Orlando Summer League game on Tuesday at Amway Center.

After a fairly contested first quarter, the Nets punished the Celtics with a 27-7 second quarter to take a 45-31 lead into halftime. Jonathan Gibson led the way in the second half off the bench for Boston with 17 points in 14 minutes. Gibson was 3-5 from behind the arc. Fifteen of Gibson's points came in a 30-point fourth quarter outburst for the C's. The Nets were held to just 28 points for the entire second half.

E`Twaun Moore (15 points), Kris Joseph (11 points) and Dionte Christmas (10 points) also scored in double figures for Boston. Jared Sullinger followed up his 20-point performance in Boston's first Summer League game with eight points and a game-high 12 rebounds. Fab Melo had five rebounds, an assist and a block in 13 minutes. The Nets were led by a double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds by Adam Morrison and 16 points and eight rebounds by Al Thornton.

For more news on the Boston Celtics, make sure to check out CelticsBlog.

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