PORTLAND —The Maine Red Claws, presented by Unum, announced today that the Boston Celtics have recalled rookie point guard Demetrius Jackson back to Boston. Jackson played for Maine in last night’s win over Canton at the NBA D-League Showcase in Mississauga, Ontario, scoring 18 points and grabbing 5 rebounds in the win.

Jackson was a 2nd Round (45th overall) selection by the Boston Celtics in the 2016 NBA Draft. Jackson has played in 17 games for the Red Claws this season, and is averaging 17.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game.

The Red Claws return to the Portland Expo for two games against Greensboro next Friday and Saturday, January 27-28. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling 207-210-6655 or visiting MaineRedClaws.com.

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