The Boston Celtics are flowing right along through this final stage of the 2021-22 regular season, going undefeated over their last five outings, 21-3 over their last 24, and, with eight games remaining on the docket, could find themselves attaining a top-3 seed in the Eastern Conference standings prior to the start of the playoffs.
And, while the team’s prospects are rather bright as we approach the upcoming postseason, when looking a bit farther ahead at the 2022 offseason it would appear that the C’s seem to also be set up for quite a bit of success there as well, as they find themselves still in possesson of several Traded Player Exceptions which range from as high as $17 million in value to as low as $500,000.
Such luxuries could prove to come in handy this summer for, despite their triumphs and tremendous production throughout the year, Boston still finds itself with a few areas within the rotation that could use for some bolstering.
Now, due to their lacking ability to offer up any significant draft capital, the organization likely won’t be able to pull off any monsterous deals between between year’s end and 2022-23’s. Fortunately, with how they’ve managed to play, it would appear that a blockbuster move, while also entertaining, may not be needed to help improve this already impressive squad.
Instead, what Brad Stevens and co. may look to do this offseason is field offers for some quality role players to, in turn, improve upon some of the weaknesses found within the team’s rotation and, looking around the league, we believe there are 2 players who could be acquired by means of one of Boston’s several TPE’s that could prove to be low-key great additions to this team: