Boston Celtics Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January 2015

December 30th, 2014 by Grant Rindner Leave a reply »
For better or worse, it looks like January could be the month that decides the rest of the Boston Celtics' season.

The Celts have struggled since Rajon Rondo was dealt but are still hanging around the Eastern Conference's bleak playoff picture. 

That will surely be tested in a month that sees Boston play 10 of 15 contests against teams currently in the playoffs (as of Dec. 30). 

This includes a rough Western Conference road trip and showdowns with three of the East's top four squads in a single week. 

As The Washington Post's Michael Lee recently noted, "[Boston is] not bad enough to be completely out of the playoff picture and not good enough to be taken seriously if they get there. They have too much talent to tank for a high lottery pick but not enough to win consistently."

The pieces Boston received from the Dallas Mavericks for Rondo have yet to make any meaningful impact, and while Brad Stevens is a good enough coach to keep his team competitive, it may not have what it takes to hang around the postseason picture long term.

Either way, we'll have a great sense of the rest of the C's fu ...

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