Pressey shines for Celtics

BOSTON — Phil Pressey dazzled in his first career NBA start.

The former Missouri Tiger point guard started for the Boston Celtics during their 88-83 victory against the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday night.

Pressey, an undrafted rookie, played 26 minutes while dishing out 10 assists compared to zero turnovers. He didn’t register any points, going 0-for-5 from the field. Pressey added three rebounds, a steal and a blocked shot.

For the season, Pressey is averaging 1.5 points and 2.0 assists in 11.3 minutes per game. He’s played in 35 of Boston’s 40 games.


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