Top 5 Things Boston Celtics Must Consider Doing this Offseason

Five Things the Boston Celtics Should Do This Offseason

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A busy offseason is inevitable for the Boston Celtics. This could be the most important summer as it could determine the future. In order to set themselves for future success, here are five things the Celtics should try to do in the next few months.

5. Trade Jeff Green

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5. Trade Jeff Green

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In order for Green to succeed, he needs to be the fourth or fifth option on an established, contending team. He is too old and inconsistent to be on this up-and-coming team. Boston needs to trade him as soon as possible. The asking price should be low too. An expiring contract or even a second-round draft pick would suffice. Moving Green would give young players extended minutes and the Celtics more cap space.

4. Find a True Center

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4. Find a True Center

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The only two centers on the Celtics are Joel Anthony and Vitor Faverani. Anthony hasn't played significant minutes in years and Faverani is having trouble transitioning to the NBA. Boston desperately needs a presence inside who can alter shots and control the paint. They missed out on Omer Asik already, so Larry Sanders may be their last hope at landing a big man.

3. Sign a Young, Up-and-Coming Player

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3. Sign a Young, Up-and-Coming Player

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This isn't a ideal and it carries many pros and cons to it, but an attempt to sign an up-and-coming player like Gordon Hayward or Eric Bledsoe would speed up the Celtics' rebuilding process. Danny Ainge should at least kick the tire on some of these youngsters.

2. Use the Trade Exception

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2. Use the Trade Exception

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The Celtics received a trade exception worth $ 10.3 million in the deal that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn. The trade exception, which expires July 12, can be dealt for a player making the amount of the exception or less and multiple people cannot be involved in the trade with exception. Ainge could send it to a team desperate for cap relief and obtain a draft pick, young player or expiring contract.

1. Figure Out What to do with Rajon Rondo

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1. Figure Out What to do with Rajon Rondo

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What the Celtics do with Rondo is huge in terms if the Celtics' future. They should only resign him if they feel they have a legitimate chance at getting a premier player to play alongside him. Trading Rondo would help the Celtics' rebuild project.

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