By Greg Cassoli
The Boston Celtics enter the 2018 NBA Draft with just a single selection for the first time in years. They’re currently slotted to make the 27th overall pick.
Finding a diamond in the rough that deep in the Draft can change the fortune of a franchise. Boston is already very much on the path to success, but landing another legitimate, young piece this summer could go a long ways to easing some of the team’s future financial burdens.
The Celtics have undoubtedly done a diligent job of scouting all the players that are likely to be available to them at 27, but they aren’t going to make what they’ve learned available to the public any time soon. That’s why we here at Celtics Wire have taken the time to compile all the information you need to know about every prospect likely to be on Boston’s radar.
The strengths and weaknesses of each player presented have been aggregated across three sources: Sports Illustrated, NBADraft.net, and The Ringer (up to date as of 6/9/2018). The hope is to offer multiple perspectives in an effort to provide a more holistic understanding of all the prospects in play for the...