The Boston Celtics Must Face The Realities Of an Aging Roster

March 3rd, 2010 by Frances White Leave a reply »
NBA seasons come and go and father time catches up rather quickly on NBA players. 

The spring in the step is rather rusty and what once used to be an explosion to the hoop becomes merely a groan and a creak to the rim. 

The Boston Celtics in particular have embodied the evolution of what too many minutes can do to a player. 

Kevin Garnett is still a year away from having a chance at being healthy and Paul Pierce is finally wearing down after years of carrying the franchise. 

The only player that seems to be at least staving off any type of injury is Ray Allen. 

He has lost a step and can no longer be the focal point of the team's offense without having it adversely affect the ball movement.

Rajon Rondo is the future of the Boston Celtics. When he pushes the ball, he can only hope that Pierce, Garnett, or Allen is somewhere in the vicinity.

The playoffs are a month a way and given the state of the Celtics, they would be hard-pressed to be more than a one and done team.

The Nate Robinson acquisition left everyone wondering why Danny Ainge did not make a major roster move.  < ...

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