JD Davison scored 20 points in his highest-scoring game at Alabama. He came out blazing in his fourth game in the NBA 2K23 Summer League match on Thursday, getting almost there in the first half of the game, scoring 19 points. Davison finished with 28 points, including 14 in the second quarter in the Boston Celtics‘ 108-91 win against the Memphis Grizzlies in Las Vegas. On top of that, he also squared his highest Alabama assists and steals, going for 10 and 3, respectively.
Davison featured 15 points, 13 rebounds, 21 assists, three steals, and five blocks in Boston’s first three games in the Summer League. On Saturday, they lost to the Miami Heat with a score of 88-78 but made a remarkable comeback in the second and third games, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks (111-109) and the Warriors (103-92) on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
On Saturday, Davison agreed to a two-way contract with Boston. The accord enables the Celtics to move Davison between their roster and Portland, Maine’s Maine Celtics, their NBA G League affiliate, without putting him through a league-wide waiver process.
Davison joined the Celtics on June 23 after playing a season for Alabama, averaging 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 4.3 assists, one steal, and 0.4 blocks per game. In addition, he was the Mr. Basketball of Alabama in 2020-21.
The Celtics had one game left in the Summer League, which they will play either on Saturday or Monday against an opponent decided after the games on Thursday and Friday.