Boston Celtics: The Future of the Franchise

December 11th, 2010 by Matt Dawson Leave a reply »
The Boston Celtics are having a magnificent season, with the best record in the Eastern Conference, but fans looking past this season may be concerned by supporting the oldest median team in the NBA.



The season of the dreaded lockout. If the NBA mimics the NHL and it is a full season lockout it is difficult to imagine the older players on the Celtics wanting to return, but for the purpose of this article let's assume what at the moment seems to be inevitable, is avoided.

At the end of the 2010-11 season Kendrick Perkins, Glen Davis, Marquis Daniels, Delonte West and Von Wafer are all out of contract. While this isn't as big a purge of talent as will occur at the end of the 2011-12 season the Celtics may end up losing some serious talent. 

Kendrick Perkins will likely stay with the Celtics considering the impact he has made on the team, and will continue to make when he returns from injury early next year. On the opposite end of the scale sits Von Wafer, who can shoot like nobodies business, but looks unlikely to make an impact in Bost ...

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