Did the Boston Celtics get better this offseason? One Athletic analyst thinks so

By Justin Quinn

The Boston Celtics have had perhaps the most active offseason in the league after a disappointing 2020-21 NBA season, and have by and large received mostly good assessments of their efforts to improve the team.

So is the case with the grade given them by The Athletic’s Zach Harper, who rates the Celtics’ busy offseason a solid “B” overall. But Harper gives us a fine-grained analysis in his assessment worth a closer look, so to that end, we’ve extracted some of the more pertinent observations given by the Athletic analyst stretched over the positional framework he provided us for it.

Let’s take a look at Harper’s impressions, beginning with the guard rotation.

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