Which Boston Celtics Should Be Untouchable at NBA Trade Deadline?

February 9th, 2016 by Vytis Lasaitis Leave a reply »

Despite a collection of assets that are all performing above expectations, Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge's philosophy has been clear since even before last summer's NBA draft.

"There’s no such thing as untouchables," Ainge said, per ESPN's Chris Forsberg. "But there’s guys that we really love and are part of our core that we don’t want to move."

Since the Celtics have an abundance of lucrative draft picks on top of some intriguing talent, it's only natural for the team to be connected to any rumblings surrounding superstars. If one suddenly becomes available, anything goes.

Ainge may not believe in the concept of untouchables, but there are several players who he should fight to keep no matter what happens moving forward.


Isaiah Thomas

Is Isaiah Thomas the point guard of the future for the Celtics? It's not unreasonable to ask.

He stands at just 5'9" and will always have trouble defending bigger guys at his position. That's something that can be particularly exposed in the playoffs. As he makes his All- ...

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