Although the Boston Celtics have done well to pull themselves back over the .500 mark, winning five of their last six games, they continue to occupy the bottom half of the Eastern Conference playoff table. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown are posting big numbers and Marcus Smart is finally back, but the team clearly lacks the hands needed to challenge the league’s top teams.
Consequently, a real sense of urgency has developed around the NBA’s March 25 trade deadline within the fanbase. And Boston’s multiple owned trade exceptions have only served to heighten the desire to see some kind of movement.
Celtics Aren’t Interested in Trading for 7x NBA All-Star: Report