Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 8/2/13
Photo courtesy of Dime Magazine BOSTON--  This particular thing has been on my mind lately, so here goes nothing. The Boston Celtics have undergone huge changes this offseason from losing their captain and a “Big Ticket via trade to hiring a new coach that made his mark in the game as one of the brightest young minds in college basketball. When you take two perennial All-Stars out of the equation, there often is not much “flash” on a roster anymore. Such is the case with the Celtics, and the lack of “flash” may mean lack of fans entering the turnstiles at TD Garden. It will be interesting to see how many fans show up to see the revamped Green Team. Chances are there will be fans who liked the Celtics because of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett that will no longer show up at the games, the same ones who are now fans of the Brooklyn Nets. Then there will be “fans” who became Celtics “diehards” in the 2007-08 season, coincidentally (or not) the same year as the formation of the “Big Three...
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