Boston’s Sin City Celtics gather for the Las Vegas Summer League

Thanks to new reporting from the Boston Globe’s Adam Himmelsbach on the future roster for the Boston Celtics at the NBA’s 2023 Las Vegas Summer League, we now have a better idea of ​​which players will be part of this summer’s Sin City Celtics.

And while the names that will suit up for Boston in July in Nevada might not be the sexiest, as Celtics president of basketball operations Brad Stevens has made liberal use of Boston’s first-round picks in recent years to grease the wheels of trades , fans of the ball club should be intrigued by at least some of the names being added to the mix.

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The team will be coached by Boston assistant Tony Dobbins, and will likely see a few more names added as well. Let’s see who is a Sin City Celtic this summer so far.

9 July 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Miami Heat guard Mychal Mulder (12) dribbles against Boston Celtics forward Matt Ryan (37) during an NBA Summer League game at Cox Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvania-USA TODAY Sports

9 July 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Boston Celtics guard Juhann Begarin (45) shoots against Miami Heat guard Mychal Mulder (12) during an NBA Summer League game at Cox Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvania-USA TODAY Sports

Mulder, a 29-year-old one-dimensional sharpshooter, likely won’t make the team this season but could end up in Maine.

Valerio-Bodon is an undrafted 6-foot-10 2023 wing with the size of a forward but the fluidity of a guard.

April 6, 2023; Orlando, Florida, USA; Orlando Magic guard Jay Scrubb (0) goes to the basket against Cleveland Cavaliers forward Mamadi Diakite (21) during the second half at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Mike Watters-USA TODAY Sports

Scrubb has potential as a two-way shooting guard after three seasons in the league with the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers, but has yet to nail down his jumper despite shooting 39.5% from deep in college.

September 26, 2022; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Justin Bean (34) Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

The 26-year-old Utah State alum stood at 6-foot-7 and put up 10.2 points and 6.9 rebounds per game while shooting 36.7% from 3 with the Memphis Hustle last season.

BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 16: Rudy Gobert of France dribbles the ball next to Aleksander Roman Olek Balcerowski of Poland during the FIBA ​​EuroBasket 2022 semifinal match between Poland and France at EuroBasket Arena Berlin on September 16, 2022 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

A 7-foot-1 Polish big man Boston has pursued for some time, he logged 9.2 points and 3.4 rebounds per game for Gran Canaria last season in Spain’s Liga ACB.

Arkansas’ Jordan Walsh shoots the ball during the NCAA basketball tournament first round matchup between Illinois and Arkansas on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.

Boston’s No. 38 pick from this year’s draft, fans will be eager to see how good his defense — and how bad his jumper — is in Sin City.

Butler Bulldogs guard Kamar Baldwin (3) holds up three four fingers after shooting for three points at Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020.

A member of the Maine Celtics, Baldwin recorded 14.8 points, 4.9 boards, 5.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game in Portland last season while shooting 36.7% from deep.

BOSTON, MA – APRIL 9: Justin Champagnie #99 of the Boston Celtics during the second half against the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden on April 9, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Another familiar face, Champagnie joined the Celtics roster as depth insurance last season and may make next season’s regular roster in the same role.

11 July 2022; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Lindell Wigginton (28) is pictured with Boston Celtics guard JD Davison (20) during an NBA Summer League game at Cox Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvania-USA TODAY Sports

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The Alabama alum will likely be back as a two-way prospect honing his craft in Maine, but could see some NBA action if Boston doesn’t add more backcourt depth.

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