CelticsBlog Draft Big Board: Picks 8-10
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By Sam Sheehan

We polled CelticsBlog staffers to give their opinions on what they think the Celtics’ personal big board might look like, asking everyone to pretend they are Danny Ainge. Everyone logged out of their Janos burner accounts gave their best impressions and made their picks. We compiled the results into one single big board, which we will be updating each day between now and the draft. Picks #1-3 can be found here and Picks #4-7 are right here. Alex Kungu and I (Sam Sheehan) will be discussing the picks, and what we might think the implications and thinking might be with each selection, including some additional thoughts from other CelticsBlog staffers.

Today, we’re going to be closing out the top ten with Picks #8-10.

Sam Sheehan: We’ll start today with Mikal Bridges, the apex upperclassmen of this draft and a guy who seems custom built to be the fifth starter on a good team. Bridges is a guy who has few real weaknesses besides his age, and he figures to be able to step into an NBA role right away. This is why he’s most often linked to the two playoff teams at the top of the draft in Cleveland (Nets pick) and Philadelphia (Lakers Pick). Tim Tebow fans will be happy to know that Bridges is coming off an NCAA championship, so there’s ample opportunity to say “this kid is a winner” or “he understands what it takes to...

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