Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/2/13
Whether you wanted to admit it or not, the summer of 2013 was almost guaranteed to be a busy one for the Boston Celtics. The team was coming off of a first round playoff exit they suffered at the hands of the New York Knicks and, judging by the emotional exchange that took place between Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett as the final minute or two of Game 6 ticked off the clock, it was evidently clear that changes would be made in the not-so-distant future.  Celtics fans were left hanging in the balance as each day passed. They were forced to continuously check their twitter feeds, searching for news of any moves Danny Ainge may have made anytime they were away from their phone or laptop for more than five minutes.  Anything is possible -- no 2008 Finals illusion intended -- as long as Ainge is running the show in Beantown. He will make moves that trigger an immense amount of joy throughout Celtics Nation (see the KG/Ray Allen acquisitions) but at the same time he isn't afraid to be the bad guy. Danny is certainly not afraid to part with fan favorites if it means acquiring a piece that will…
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