Because of their lackluster campaign during the year prior, the Boston Celtics made sure to be productive throughout this past summer, taking part in transaction after transaction to make sure that their 2021-22 season would be more promising than their last.
Though it may only be the preseason, thus far it appears as if the front office has done a fine job with restructuring this team, for, through their exhibitions, the Cs remain undefeated at 0-2.
In their second bout during this time period, Boston found themselves squaring off against the Toronto Raptors. Through four quarters, the game remained rather tightly contested, as the final score ended being 113-111.
Like we saw in Monday’s outing, rookie head coach, Ime Udoka, dug rather deep and rolled out a rotation that, by game’s end, was 15 men deep.
Though this is a rather impressive sight to have seen, ultimately during the regular season a team finds itself rolling out rotations that consist of nine or ten players a night that receive consistent playing time.
That said, game two gave the fans and, more importantly, the coaching staff an even deeper look at what the shamrocks have in regard to overall talent and, with this, it likely gave the coaching staff a more developed sense of who he’ll ultimately use within his lineups.
Of the 15 that logged playing time tonight, there were plenty of guys who showed out during their time on the hardwood, with some shining brighter than the others.
On the flip side, unfortunately, there were also a few players who dropped the ball in Boston’s outing against the Raptors.
Today, we pinpoint one stud and one dud from the C’s game two matchup against the Toronto Raptors: