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Things are starting to heat up on changes in Celtics structure


As the March 25 Trade Deadline approaches, there may be actual substance to a couple of rumors flying around the NBA landscape. And the first one could be a major shift in the structure of the Boston Celtics.

It stars here. With Indiana's coaching position now open, Celtics coach Brad Stevens would be a nice fit there.  Stay tuned on this one.

Brad staying in Boston or leaving will go a long way in determining any roster moves by Danny Ainge. Stevens is very fond of all-wing lineups with sufficient size to reduce size mismatches. Harrison Barnes would appear to be a popular target for Brad's offensive and defensive schemes.

If Stevens were to leave Beantown, Danny Ainge may veer off in the direction of acquiring a big man, particularly if noise about Danny possibly trading Tristan Thompson has any validity to it. Atlanta's John Collins would fit that profile, and he can play both the center and power forward spots.

With nine (9) days until the March 25 Trade Deadline, expect a lot of this to fall into place. Tristan off to Toronto? Stevens off to Indiana? Wing or center for the TPE? Stay with us. 

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