The Celtics dejected a Cleveland Cavaliers in Sunday’s NBA eastern discussion opener 108-83 and can take a 2-0 lead with a win in diversion dual in Boston on Wednesday.
Baynes, a 31-year-old Queenslander, has been regulating a knowledge he gleaned from being partial of a 2014 San Antonio Spurs’ championship-winning group to assistance beam an injury-ravaged Celtics patrol relying on a gifted though fresh Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Terry Rozier.
“He has been a good leader,” Celtics manager Brad Stevens, asked about Baynes, said.
“He’s been an anchor defensively.
“Whenever we’ve indispensable him to step adult offensively, he has finished that.”
Baynes spent a initial 3 years of his NBA career mostly on a Spurs’ dais though was a consume shower adult a origin of manager Gregg Popovich and All-Stars Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
“I was means to learn a lot from some good players – Tim (Duncan), Tony (Parker), Manu (Ginobili) and Boris (Diaw),” Baynes said.
“The list is utterly long.”