Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/8/12
The Boston Celtics made a lot of moves this offseason. Acquiring Jason Terry and Courtney Lee and re-signing Jeff Green and Chris Wilcox among others should greatly improve the team’s offense, speed, and athleticism, and give them a vastly deeper squad going into the 2012-2013 season. The Celtics took the eventual champion Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals last year, and given the improvements to their bench and the overall influx of youth, most are picking the Celtics to once again give the Heat a serious run for their money this year. However, with all the moves the Celtics made, one could easily argue that they did nothing to fix their biggest weakness – rebounding. Boston once again was one of the very best defensive teams in the NBA last year. However they were also right at the bottom of the league in the rebounding department. In fact only the Charlotte Bobcats, a team that won all of seven games, were a worse rebounding team than the C’s. It seemed t...
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