The Boston Celtics were one of the hottest teams in the bubble, but ran into a team with slightly more heat. Miami eliminated the Celtics from the postseason in the Eastern Conference Finals. It was a recurring theme that the Celtics would blow leads late in the game.
The Celtics have a lot of options heading into the offseason. They could choose to move players such as Gordon Hayward or Kemba Walker. They could move Marcus Smart while his value is high, or they could just run it back.
No matter what they do, Boston must improve their front-court.
Boston is getting Enes Kanter’s contract off the books. They will need to upgrade the center position and there are some cheap options out there. Daniel Theis is not the answer and even though they were able to get some production from Robert Williams III, he is just a backup at this point.
This offseason, the Celtics will have to look into big men. Here are five options who could be used to upgrade the position.