Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 9/27/13
Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images Earlier this summer I did a fairly comprehensive breakdown of the NBA, ranking all 30 teams after a summer of moves. I put the Celtics 22nd, 9th in the East, expecting them (if they avoid a major move) to finish right around 30 wins this season. However, Marc Stein of ESPN disagrees pretty strongly, instead putting the Cs among the very worst teams in then NBA. In his season opening power rankings, Stein puts the Celts 27th, ahead of only the lowly Bobcats, Suns and 76ers. Not only that, but here's what he had to say about the team. They have to trade Rajon Rondo. You know it, I know it, everyone in basketball knows it. In the interim, though, hats off to Danny Ainge. By hiring Brad Stevens, he's found a way to keep the Celts riveting for the Boston diehards while he's in the midst of all these tricky rebuilding transactions. Care to expand on that Marc? Don't get me wrong, Ainge should be listening on offers from every person on this r...
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