Celtics select Syracuse’s Kris Joseph with 51st pick in NBA Draft

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The Celtics selected Syracuse forward Kris Joseph with the 51st pick in the NBA Draft Thursday night. It was Boston’s second straight selection from Syracuse and third overall in the draft.

Joseph averaged 13.4 points and 4.7 rebounds this season for the Orange. He made 34 percent of his 3-pointers and 42 percent of his shots from the field. Originally from Montreal, Joseph played four seasons for Syracuse.

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