Originally posted on Bloguin Best  |  Last updated 7/24/12
Boston will have none of your small-ball, stretch-4 offense. The Celtics are as old school as it gets in the current NBA. I am not just talking about Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. This is a team that will beat you with defense and pound the ball inside. The power forward is just another post player who happens to be able to hit jumpers. They are not hitting any 3-pointers. The Celtics continue to build their cadre of post players to battle the ever dwindling centers left in the NBA. Boston will reportedly sign Jason Collins to replace the recently departed Greg Stiemsma. Collins was a backup center for the Hawks the last few years and was probably more famous for being a "Dwight Howard stopper" as the Hawks turned the tables on the Magic. Boston is definitely the last bastion for an older idea of basketball. Kevin Garnett and Brandon Bass are the starters with rookies Jared Sullinger and Fab Melo behind them. Collins makes it a fifth post player, a major cache among the contending ...
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