2010 NBA Draft Results: Avery Bradley Fits in with Boston Celtics’ Needs

June 25th, 2010 by Stew Winkel Leave a reply »

I always have to laugh, at least a little, at “day after report cards” for the NBA Draft. Unless there are major swings and misses, like the Timberwolves last year wasting two top six picks on point guards, it is difficult to get a grasp on a draft because there are still so many other pieces that need to fall into place.

This is true in other sports too. But at least in the NFL, the free agent portion of the offseason occurs before the draft.  Imagine how much different last night’s draft would have been had teams actually known whether they were winners or losers in the Great LeBron and Others Sweepstakes of 2010.

And while the Celtics are not in on that situation, their draft is still difficult to judge right now.  A draft grade does not make much sense. An offseason analysis certainly does, though, with the draft being the first part of it.

Over a week has now gone by since the end of the season (anyone else still not over it?), and the Celtics' many needs are apparent. 

The problem, though ...

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