Boston Celtics

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Sports:
Basketball
League:
National Basketball Association
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Location:
Boston, MA United States
Conference:
Eastern Conference
 

Season Outlook Analysis

Personnel Analysis
Overall Position Analysis
Point Guard
A-
Kyrie Irving on a contract. Not needed to be the primary option because of the depth this team has. Everyone is capable of being a big time scorer.
Shooting Guard
B+
Small Forward
A
Power Forward
A
Jayson Tatum is becoming a premier player. Great young talent and versatile scorer.
Center
A-
Horford is a great play making center for this system. Shares the ball well and very High IQ.
Bench
A+
Extremely deep team. Rozier, Smart, Morris, Baynes is a lot of toughness off the bench.

Skills Analysis
Offense
Perimeter Shooting
A
Everyone is capable of spreading the floor.
Interior Scoring
B+
Offensive Scheme
A
Positionless basketball. So many interchangeable parts. Just about everyone can dribble, pass, and shoot. Live players.
Free Throw Shooting
A
Offensive Rebounding
A-
Ball Movement & Security
A
Chemistry
No Opinion,No Opinion
Overall Offensive Grade
A
Overall Analysis
Efficient offense. Smart players. Ball moves where it is suppose to. Also have several players capable of one-on-one offense when in need of bail outs. Too many guys to stop.,Efficient offense. Smart players. Ball moves where it is suppose to. Also have several players capable of one-on-one offense when in need of bail outs. Too many guys to stop.
Defense
Perimeter Defense
A+
Led the league in 3PT% allowed last season and will likely be top 3 again. Have guys that can switch on everything on the perimeter.
Interior Defense
B+
Defensive Rebounding
B+
Versatility
A
Good size and length across the roster. Have dogs off the bench ready to get underneath opponents.
Forcing Turnovers
A-
Chemistry
No Opinion,No Opinion
Overall Defensive Grade
A
Solid team defense. Understands assignments and positioning.
Overall Analysis
Efficient offense. Smart players. Ball moves where it is suppose to. Also have several players capable of one-on-one offense when in need of bail outs. Too many guys to stop.,Efficient offense. Smart players. Ball moves where it is suppose to. Also have several players capable of one-on-one offense when in need of bail outs. Too many guys to stop.

Coaching & Recruiting
Coaching
Preparation/Strategy
A+
Brad Stevens is now one of the top 3 coaches in the league. Great preparation and game planning. Does an excellent job scout opponents and their tendencies. Knows how to relay messages to his players. In-game adjustments are outstanding.
Decision Making
A-
Player Development
A
Overall Coaching Grade
A+
Understands all his players strengths. Puts his players in position to succeed. Studies the game like no other. One of the top situational X's & O's coaches around.
Recruiting
Roster Management
A
Depth
A+
Overall Recruiting Grade
A
Danny Ainge has done a great job rebuilding this team into a perennial contender in the east. Has done an excellent job in the draft. Aligns the right pieces together.

Season Expectations
Overall Team Grade
A+
Last Season, Did the Team Meet Expectations?
Yes
Expected Wins
60
Expected Losses
22
Will They Make the Playoffs this Season?
Yes
Expectations/Outlook
I Expect the Celtics to be the top team in the East and will make to the Finals without Lebron in their way. Too deep of a team with a great coach that is able to out coach anyone. Has potential to even win it all.