Diagnosing Boston Celtics’ Remaining Roster Flaws

August 13th, 2013 by Frank Cesare Leave a reply »

Despite fielding a roster full of talented defenders that rebound well for their positions, the future is bleak for the Boston Celtics until general manager Danny Ainge addresses their shortcomings. 

They lack a go-to scorer and an interior anchor flaws their current team. 


Boston's Go-To Scorer

Rajon Rondo can look like the Celtics number one option at times, the way he might carve a defense off the pick-and-roll, but his perimeter shooting woes prevent him from ever impacting the scoreboard. 

His ability to create for others usually adds at least 14 points to Boston's bottom line, but he may be pressed to do more this season than one coming off of ACL surgery ought. 

As talented as Jeff Green and Avery Bradley are, and as promising as rookie Kelly Olynyk looked in the summer league, they simply aren't potent enough scorers to lift this Celtics team above the competition.

Jeff Green showed out at times last season, dropping 43 points in a two-point loss to the Miami Heat, and averagi ...

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