After the Los Angeles Clippers made the blockbuster trade to acquire James Harden from the Philadelphia 76ers, the big question is how can all of the Clippers stars play together. Since the arrangement started, it has looked like Russell Westbrook will eventually be the odd man out. With the two of them having a very similar playstyle and serving a similar role on the Clips, there is a high chance Westbrook will become unhappy and look to move on. The Boston Celtics need to be ready if and when the former league MVP becomes available.
The Celtics have looked like one of the top teams in the NBA this season, but the one thing they need to improve upon is more energy and offense off the bench.
Westbrook would be just what Boston needs.
Russell Westbrook would be perfect high-energy leader for Boston Celtics bench
Westbrook is that one impact player that can put the Boston Celtics above every other team in the NBA; with the energy he would bring to the team perfect for running the second unit. In that case, the starters could rest easy knowing that they have a former league MVP playing and potentially playing them back into games they fell behind early in.
Westbrook has had a legendary NBA career, but the only thing he has not done is win the NBA Championship. If he joins this deep Boston roster there is a good chance that he can get that done. This would be a situation that would benefit both parties greatly — the Celtics would get their bench solidified and Westbrook could get the elusive ring he has been searching for.
The Boston Celtics’ lofty yet highly achievable goal this season is to hang Banner 18, and Westbrook gives them a great chance to get that done.