By Cort Reynolds
With the NBA draft just around the corner, it seems a good time to reflect on the best drafts in the storied history of the Celtics.
Boston has enjoyed some great draft day acquisitions, as well as some pretty poor ones (remember Norm Cook, Rex Morgan, Steve Downing, Tom Boswell, Charles Bradley and of course Len Bias to name a few busts).
But many of the bad picks were because the team consistently picked low in the draft. Since Boston won so consistently big from the early 1950s to 1993, with only a few bad spells in between, they thus often had to reach for picks, some of whom panned out while others did not.
When those infrequent bad spells hit - especially in the very early 1970s and the late '70s - Boston came up with great picks to restore the dynasty.
So without further adieu, here are my top 10 drafts (with trades) in Boston Celtic history.
10) 1960: The Celtics picked up long-time defensive stalwart Tom "Satch" Sanders with the eighth pick in th...