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Draft Night Approaching

 Anyone else ever sit down during the draft and write out each team and who they picked in order. Well this guy right here used to grab a piece of paper and list all the picks and then go back and see who was gonna be good. Didn't matter if I was home or at my grandparents, it brings back good memories. 

Historically the Celtics have done pretty damn good in the draft, Russell, Cowens, Bird, Pierce, Tatum, and Brown just to name a few. The draft always gave me a feeling of hope going into the next season. Now that I'm older there's still that feeling but in a different way. For me now, is there a way to use the draft capital to bring in players who can help secure Banner 18. Look at what Brad did getting DWhite. If we are going to be an all in team now that Wyc said to spend shouldn't we be looking at our future picks and using them to secure known commodities?! 

As does any team the Celtics have made their share of mistakes. Anyone remember Michael Smith, total bust. How about Acie Earl, Eric Montross or Jerome Moiso. Yikes talk about some epic fails. Especially when you look at who was taken after those selections. Guys like Tim Hardaway, Eddie Jones and so on. Sometimes draft picks aren't that valuable at a certain point in ny opinion. Given the Celtics have a second round pick I don't expect much. 

In regards to the Celtics draft in which we can say what if, you can't help but think of Len Bias and Reggie Lewis to a certain extent. Len was coming in to a Championship Celtics team and he had the skill set of Michael Jordan. The possibilities are just endless. With Reggie we caught a glimpse of who he was and just think what he and Len could have done to keep the Big Three going and winning rings. 

Well those are my thoughts on the draft for now. Overall I'd say the Celtics have been damn good at finding legendary players along the years. 


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