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Celtics Hang on For 92-90 Win over Pistons in Orlando Summer League

ORLANDO — Detroit guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope missed a game-tying shot as time expired, helping the Celtics escape with a 92-90 win over the Pistons in Summer League action.

Kelly Olynyk paced a balanced offense with a team-high 16 points, as six Celtics scored in double figures.

Boston led by as many as 14 in the fourth quarter before a late charge by the Pistons closed to the gap to two in the game’s closing seconds.

Caldwell-Pope had a game-high 26 points in the setback.

Boston improved to 2-1 in Orlando Summer League action. They play next tomorrow at 5 p.m. against the Orlando Magic.

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