5 Shooting Guards the Boston Celtics Should Target This Offseason

5 Shooting Guards the Boston Celtics Should Target This Offseason

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With Avery Bradley set to be a free agent, the Boston Celtics have a major need at the shooting guard position. The Celtics need a starter and a backup. Here are 5 players the Celtics should target to solidify the SG position this offseason.

5. Avery Bradley

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5. Avery Bradley

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Bradley, who made strides this season, is obviously the Celtics' first choice. He averaged 14.9 points and shot 40 percent from beyond the arc. At 23 years old, Bradley still has plenty of upside and brings toughness to this Celtics team. However, he has dealt with a plethora of injuries, has never played more than 60 games in a season and his price tag may be too much for the Celtics.

4. Thabo Sefolosha

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4. Thabo Sefolosha

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If you want a cheaper, older version of Bradley, look no further than Thabo Sefolosha. Sefolsha is a fantastic individual defender and would fit well with the Celtics. He struggled with his three-point shot this season, but he normally shoots over 40 percent from three-point land. Thabo has plenty of playoff experience and would add much-needed leadership to Boston.

3. Anthony Morrow

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3. Anthony Morrow

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The Celtics could use a guard who can stretch the floor and is consistent from the perimeter. Morrow is a serviceable threat off the bench who would come relatively cheap for the Celtics. He would flourish in a small bench role in Boston.

2. Nik Stauskas

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2. Nik Stauskas

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In the 2014 NBA Draft, Stauskas is projected to be available around No. 17, right where the Celtics will pick for the second time in the first round. Stauskas has a lot of potential and is a terrific shooter, but other aspects of his game are also underrated. He would serve as a backup for a couple of years and certainly could be a starter someday.

1. Gary Harris

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1. Gary Harris

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Gary Harris is an all-around player who plays defense, shoots from the perimeter and is very smart. He would be a good fit for the Celtics and could start as a rookie. He's actually boasts similarities to Avery Bradley.

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