5 Moves the Boston Celtics should make after the 2024 NBA Draft

The Celtics must get to work on their roster.
Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum, Derrick White
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3. Sign veterans to round out their roster

The Celtics have 12 players under contract after agreeing with their first-round draft pick. That leaves three open roster spots to fill. Boston has a significant need in the frontcourt and should be searching for veterans capable of playing a role with their remaining openings.

They will be favored to win the championship in 2025. Can they convince a couple of vets to take less money for the chance to pick up a ring? The Celtics should be trying to convince someone to be the player that pushes them into unbeatable status.

Denver won the championship in 2023 after signing Bruce Brown, Jeff Green, DeAndre Jordan, and Reggie Jackson to join them on bargain deals. All four played key roles in bringing the championship to the Mile High City, and Boston should look to follow that blueprint this offseason.

Can the Celtics convince a former All-Star to join their bench? Do they snag a developing option capable of finding a niche in Beantown? There will be no shortage of options. It is on Boston to choose the right ones.

Brad Stevens and the front office should be searching for next season’s Derrick Jones Jr. or Kelly Oubre Jr. to add to their roster. That player could help the Boston Celtics significantly when the games matter most.