NBA: Celtics Bench Primed to Surprise Again this Season

August 31st, 2010 by Zachary Stanley Leave a reply »

The Celtics depth has been questioned for a few years now, and for a few years they have been proving critics wrong. Pointing fingers at the age of the starting lineup has overshadowed their accomplishments, and it will continue to.


The Celtics have a growing concern for bench depth as their star veterans age, and they addressed the issues this offseason.


The loss of Tony Allen could prove detrimental from a defensive standpoint if other players don't step up, but I doubt that will be too much of a problem with the arrival of  new faces Jermaine O'Neal, Shaquille O'Neal, Avery Bradley, Luke Harangody, Von Wafer, Semih Erden, Tony Gaffney, and Oliver Lafayette.


After Shaq and Jermaine, the next three mentions have the greatest likelihood to see any significant time off the bench. I have already previewed in previous articles the dynamic abilities of Avery Bradley(quickness, ...

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