Bleacher Report recently came out with a piece discussing “absurd” trade offers and had the Boston Celtics involved within 3 separate deals.
Another offseason, another time period in which the media concocts hypothetical trade packages for your favorite teams — for us, of course, it’s the Boston Celtics — in an effort to try and improve their squad for a run at glory come the following season.
Coming so close to their first NBA Finals appearance in a decade only to lose in the Eastern Conference Finals in six games it’s evident that the Cs are still a few pieces away from pushing themselves over the hump to being considered top-tier contenders.
Because of this, we, too, have taken part in the trade-piece fad which, to be honest, has been quite an entertainment. Spending so much time creating our own hypothetical packages, however, can be time-consuming and, with that, we can sometimes miss out on some of the other deals that have been thought up by other publications.
Recently, we spent the time sifting through such articles from other credible sources and, during this process, came across a fun read by Bleacher Report’s Zach Buckley entitled “Absurd NBA Trade Offers for Every Team’s Most Untouchable Star” and, not to our surprise, we saw the Cs intertwined with a few of their proposed deals.
Today, we will rank each of their self-proclaimed absurd trade ideas involving Celtics players from worst to first: