Las Vegas Summer League 2012: Celtics Downed By Adam Morrison, Clippers, 92-77

The Boston Celtics were defeated, 92-77, by the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday in Las Vegas Summer League play at the Cox Pavilion.

The Clippers held a 25-18 lead after the first quarter and never looked back in this one. The Clippers were up 49-39 at halftime and used a 25-19 third quarter to build up enough of a lead to close out the Celtics. While Los Angeles was 13-22 from behind the arc, Boston was just 5-21 from deep range.

Jonathan Gibson led the C's with 14 points. Three other players, including Jared Sullinger, reached double figures in scoring. Sullinger had 13 points but just one rebound in 19 minutes. Adam Morrison, who was 4-6 from behind the arc, led the Clippers with 26 points. Talor Battle chipped in 17 points and Antoine Wright had 13 points.

The loss marked the final game for Boston in Las Vegas. The Celtics were just 2-3 in summer league games in Las Vegas after going 4-1 in Orlando.

For more news on the Boston Celtics, make sure to check out CelticsBlog and stay tuned to SB Nation Boston.

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