NBA -- Irving leads new-look Celtics' team practice in Rhode Island
By Oliver Iglesias
Mon, 02 Oct 2017
BOSTON– Kyrie Irving and the Boston Celtics are holding their training camp for the 2017-18 season in Rhode Island, – the team's first since 2008.
While other clubs are holding camp away from home base, the Celtics chose a familiar spot closer to Massachusetts. The Rhode Island facility is less than a two-drive from Boston.
Newly-acquired Kyrie Irving, who owns career averages of 21.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game, is now the team's top point guard, The four-time All-Star is regarded as the anchor of Boston's young core.
Irving is joined by former Duke star Jayson Tatum, Al Horford and Gordon Hayward,
The Missouri-born Tatum, 19, Born in Missouri, the 19-year-old averaged 16.8 points, 7.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in his pg in his lone at Duke, where Irving was also a one-and-done star,
Horford, meanwhile, is the grizzled veteran in the group and has suited up for Atlanta from 2017 to 2016. . Born in the Dominican Republic, Horford played college ball at the University of Florida.
Hayward was traded from Utah where he shot 47 percent from three-point range while averaging 15.7 points per. Hayward became a first-time All-Star in 2017.
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