3 Boston Celtics who could be goners in the offseason if they win it all

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Jeff Van Gundy

One of the biggest losses the Celtics can experience this offseason is off the court. Jeff Van Gundy, who was brought on as a senior consultant ahead of the 2023-24 season, has been critical in making what seemed like an undermanned bench in the offseason a strength for Boston.

Given his success with the "stay-ready" group, Van Gundy could be seen as someone worth doling out a massive offer to for rebuilding teams. Whether or not he'd take the Detroit Pistons job is one thing, but there will be teams that'll see his championship influence on the Cs and reconsider whether or not they have the best possible option on their sidelines.

Stevens and Co. shouldn't be willing to lose Van Gundy, who may not want the responsibilities of being the head coach any point at this stage of his life. His absence would be notable and it's likely that other assistants will be plucked away from teams wanting a championship influence.

Money talks, though, and Van Gundy has stayed around the game since his days coaching the New York Knicks in the 1990s. The right offer can sway anyone to step up in a new role, especially someone who has never reached the mountaintop as a head coach himself.