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Random Roster Thoughts

Who are the projected starters for the 2021-22 season? Will we see a starting five of  Rob Williams, Al Horford, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart? Does Marcus have the skill set to embrace the point guard role? Or are the Celtics in the market for a pure point guard in free agency or a trade? My stand is The Green definitely needs a facilitator who can maximize Udoka's team play mentality! 


In regards to Boston's bench, should Brad Stevens resign Evan Fournier because his impact off the bench given a full season with us could be special. With new Coach Ime Udoka, will we witness growth in Payton Pritchard, Aaron Nesmith and Romeo Langford? Where does Moses Brown fit into all of this? Can he earn minutes with the Jay Team? 

Other questions that arise include - is it time to move on from Semi Ojeleye or Grant Williams - or possibly both? Which one would you keep? I feel Carsen Edwards may not work out here given his lack of playing time. He hustles and gives effort but he has struggled offensively. Will Tremont Waters be a solid backup at the point guard spot, or has he become expendable? Also can we get some Tacko Time? The young man works hard and at his height can play the game!

What I would like to see is the addition of a few veterans to solidify and bolster the bench. I see this roster shaping up to be a true competitor if Brad can continue to make the right roster moves. Given his trade with OKC and his hiring of Udoka, I like where he is going with this Boston Celtics roster. 

     

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