Day 2 of the 2017 Utah Jazz Summer League tipped of with a bang as the San Antonio Spurs took down the Boston Celtics 81-70 Wednesday night at the Jon M. Huntsman Center.
San Antonio’s Bryn Forbes scored 14 points in the first half … and then kept on going. By the time the final buzzer sounded, the second-year point guard—who appeared in 36 games for the Spurs last season—had 31 points on 12-for-20 shooting. He added three assists and three steals, and he shot 6-for-8 from 3-point range.
Davis Bertans added 14 points on 5-for-10 shooting (including 4-for-8 from 3-point range) in 27 minutes for the Spurs in the win.
No. 3 overall pick Jayson Tatum had his second straight big game for the Celtics, scoring 23 points on 10-for-18 shooting. He added 10 rebounds, two assists and a steal in 31 minutes.
The Spurs will take on the 76ers at 5 p.m. on Thursday night, while Boston will face Utah at 7 p.m. in the final game of the 2017 Utah Jazz Summer League.
Abdel Nader (13 points) was the only other Boston player to score in double figures. … San Antonio shot 46.4 percent (13-for-28) from 3-point range. … No. 29 overall pick Derrick White scored 10 points off the bench for the Spurs. … Second-year point guard Dejounte Murray shot 0-for-10 from the field, but he still contributed five points, 10 rebounds, four assists and one steal in 21 minutes for the Spurs.