Walker scores 25 in NBDL opener

Celtics forward Bill Walker, assigned to Maine of the NBA Development League last weekend as he recovers from recent knee surgery, scored a team-high 25 points as the Red Claws fell to the Sioux Falls Skyforce, 112-95, in their season-opener Friday night.

Walker connected on 8 of 18 attempts overall, while adding 11 rebounds, 2 assists, and a blocked shot. He did commit a team-high five turnovers in 32 minutes, 45 seconds of action.