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Abdel Nader scores in double figures in three straight games

Abdel Nader

Egyptian-born Boston Celtics guard put together three straight offensively impressive performances in the Las Vegas Summer League.

Following two efficient games against the Jazz and Spurs, Nader continued his progress and has continued to provide an offensive spark off the bench.

In a Saturday afternoon Las Vegas Summer League loss to the Chicago Bulls, the Iowa State graduate scored 12 points in 15 minutes, adding three rebounds. The next day, Nader earned 21 minutes, dropping 13 points, six rebounds, and two assists in a loss to the Phoenix Suns.

Finally, on Tuesday night, Abdel Nader, who is hoping to be the second Egyptian to play in the , helped his team to a win over the Dallas Mavericks. Playing 11 minutes, the 22-year-old guard dropped 10 points, which was the third highest on his team.

The Celtics Summer League team will play the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night in the first round of the Las Vegas tournament. A win would see them advance and play again Thursday night.

Mohaned Ghanem, is a graduate of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Avid supporter of all things Egypt, especially Al Ahly. Gooner.

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