The Boston Celtics are 23-24 on the year and sit 10th in the Eastern Conference.
By any objective measure, the front office must make a move if it hopes to have any shot at salvaging this season.
The Celtics have in recent days revealed that they are now willing to part with one of their star players, but have kept relatively mum on future plans beyond that.
Fortunately, a prospective move may have just presented itself.
According to Jake Fischer of Bleacher Report, the Phoenix Suns have emerged as legit potential trade partner for Boston in recent days.
“Phoenix Suns big man Jalen Smith has been a recent trade target of Boston, according to league sources. There is a widespread belief the Celtics will be very active in efforts to bolster their roster around Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown in the coming weeks.”
The Celtics have a lot of problems that need solving. The team’s role players hate its stars. And the reverse is also true. Franchise icons are calling out this current edition of the Celtics for shaming a proud legacy. The front office seems perpetually confused.
It’s a catastrophe on all counts.
The photos speak for themselves. https://t.co/IFDPbobPd8
— Game 7 (@game7__) January 23, 2022
There is still enough time remaining in this season to make a big move and a late run. But it all starts now. And making the correct decision prior to February’s NBA Trade Deadline is crucial.
Will Boston ultimately be able to turn its season around? Time will tell.