Predicting Boston Celtics’ Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

October 12th, 2016 by Brian Robb Leave a reply »
The Boston Celtics begin the 2016-17 season saddled with high expectations for the first time during Brad Stevens’ tenure as head coach.

Those lofty aspirations have created an incredibly competitive atmosphere during the preseason, as 16 players with guaranteed contracts battle for 15 spots. 

While the starting lineup looks settled with the addition of free agent Al Horford in place of Jared Sullinger, uncertainty remains throughout one of the league’s deepest rosters. 

Guards James Young and R.J. Hunter are two players squarely on the bubble, both trying to prove they could be useful shooters at the end of the bench. Plenty of rotation minutes are also up for grabs following the departures of Sullinger and Evan Turner in free agency.

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