Good morning, Boston Celtics fans, and welcome to phase two of Boston’s “Let’s Add Banner #18!” rebuilding project.
With the results of the NBA Draft Lottery being revealed tonight, everyone who follows the green and white will finally have a clear picture of where the Celtics will be picking once the NBA Draft takes place on June 26.
Make sure you tune in before the start of tonight’s Miami-Indiana game to see the results!
Now, for the daily links!
How did the Oklahoma City Thunder fare without Serge Ibaka? Uhhhhh . . . not so good. Maybe you should just check out the recap and video highlights of last night’s game to see for yourself. [NBA.com]
According to the Daily Dime, the Thunder might want to invest in some aspirin, as the Spurs are going to cause headaches with their match-up advantages all series long. [ESPN]
For those of you who wouldn’t mind seeing the Celtics draft Dante Exum, here’s a piece in which Exum likens his game to a blend of Russell Westbrook with Manu Ginobli. [Bleacher Report] I’d take that!
Your Morning Shootaround throws a little ice water on the rumors that Minnesota will trade Kevin Love. [NBA] Drat!
I know you missed ‘em, but never fear: the Charlotte Hornets are back, baby!
Ready to click through a lot of slides? I mean, A LOT? Have I got something for you: the top 200 players in the NBA for the 2013-2014 season! [Bleacher Report] Click away!
Finally, I leave you with a look at what the Boston Celtics are hoping for as they head into tonight’s draft lottery. [ESPN]