Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 12/21/12
Note: This post is written by someone who would totally be OK with the Perk trade if Shaq wasn't injured. * * *It is definitely no news at this point that Celtics need a Center. That our off-season move in Darko has left due to family reasons would be enough to suggest that, but there is more to it. Our rebounding has been worse that last year for certain stretches, and our interior defense is, hmm, how shall I put this, terrible. Moreover, a recent story on CelticsHub that quotes Ainge suggests that the C's might be giving up on the small lineup idea, and the injection of Collins into the starting lineup indicates that that's not just random talk. Now, one problem with needing a Center is that it's really difficult to find one in a time when the position Center is dropped from Allstar ballots. Varejao and Gortat has been suggested so far, but let's be brutally honest, Celtics don't have what it takes to land them (I mean we do have assets, but I don't want to part with Rondo, ...
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